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Pakistan’s deadly coal mines

23 May, 2022More workers have lost their lives in Pakistan’s deadly coal mines. According to IndustriALL affiliate PCMLF, in May alone, 18 miners have been killed at work.

Organizing Madagascar’s textile and garment industries

23 May, 2022Under the theme - union organizing dynamics in the textile, garment, shoe, and leather industries in Madagascar - the unions that organize in the sectors met in Antananarivo 16-17 May to discuss how to sustain and build union power in a post-Covid economy.

Union busting at steel plant in India

20 May, 2022The Mumbai Labour Union (MLU) has been organizing workers at Viraj Steel for two years. The union has regularly raised issues related to workers’ rights, working conditions and wages. In response, management has tried to bust the union at every given opportunity since it was formed.

Rescue efforts for miners trapped underground for 33 days in Burkina Faso continue

20 May, 2022IndustriALL affiliate, Federation des Travailleurs de la Metallurgie, De L’Or, de la Filature et du Textile, fears for the worst as there has be no contact with the eight trapped mineworkers at Perkoa Zinc mine for 32 days. Contact with the miners was lost when the Zinc mine was flooded on 16 April after heavy rains, trapping the miners 500 meters underground.

Seven workers killed as skip falls 240m at gold mine in Zimbabwe

19 May, 2022What could have been knocking off time at the end of a shift became the tragic end of the lives of seven gold mine workers who were killed when the cork skip used in hoisting them to the surface fell down a 240 meter deep shaft after the wire rope snapped.

13-month campaign leads to union win

19 May, 2022Thirteen months of continuous campaigning has led to a union win for Triumph International Thailand Labour Union (TITLU). Now Brilliant Alliance Thai Global (BAT) will pay the money owed to the 1,388 illegally fired workers.

Chemicals unions from across Latin America come together to coordinate their work

19 May, 2022IndustriALL's affiliate unions in the chemicals, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and plastics sector met to plan their work for the year ahead and come up with coordinated regional policies and actions.

IndustriALL denounces further escalation of repression against Belarus unions

19 May, 2022There seems to be no end to the repression of union leaders in Belarus, with new attacks against the independent and democratic union movement and civil society every day.

The future of mobility – options in the public space

19 May, 2022Mobility concepts of the future in an urban environment will be different from what we know today. There will be more shared services, less individual mobility, digital connectivity between people, vehicles and infrastructure, as well as driverless vehicles.

Ground breaking legislation for garment workers in the US

18 May, 2022Last week, the Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act was introduced to the US Senate. Once in place, the legislation will improve working conditions and reform the piece-rate pay scale for the country’s nearly 100,000 garment workers.