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Over 250 million workers join national strike in India

26 November, 2020Despite repression, a joint general strike by workers and farmers has shut down India. Over 250 million workers took part in the 26 November strike.

CRH cement workers fight for justice and win

23 November, 2020After almost two months of lockout workers of Demix Béton, a Canadian subsidiary of cement multinational CRH represented by IndustriALL affiliate FIM-CSN union signed an agreement with their employer.

Make Amazon Pay

27 November, 2020The pandemic has exposed how Amazon places profits ahead of workers, society, and our planet. Amazon takes too much and gives back too little; it is time to Make Amazon Pay. On Black Friday, 27 November, the biggest retail sales day in the United States, as well as in other parts of the world, workers, unions, global unions and activists are taking action. Let’s make this a Bad Friday for Amazon’s bosses.

The coronavirus crisis must be a call for unions to reshape the world

21 September, 2020The economic shutdown caused by Covid-19 lockdowns has thrown the world into turmoil, and accelerated trends that were already underway. But unions are prepared. We can seize the moment to remake the world.

Negotiating the return to work

16 June, 2020While governments are starting to ease lockdowns, unions around the world are negotiating the return to work. Health and safety are main priorities, and how the return to work will happen is critical for unions and workers. 

Union in Tanzania stops attempt to cut wages

10 June, 2020When Mazava Fabrics and Production East Africa announced that it is closing for three months and cutting wages by 50 per cent due to the Covid-19 pandemic, over 2,000 workers picketed at the garment factory.

”We will not be robbed of our future,” say Spanish Alcoa workers

3 June, 2020Spanish unions CC.OO de Industria and UGT FICA are fighting against Alcoa’s decision to close aluminium production at its operation in San Cibrao, Lugo, Galicia, laying off 534 workers.

US union calls on Safran to extend contract

9 November, 2020130 Black women at Safran’s plant in Mississippi have not had a pay increase since 2018, are not entitled to sick days and have had to work throughout the pandemic. Yet the French aerospace giant Safran is refusing to bargain in good faith with IndustriALL affiliate Workers United.

IndustriALL’s Executive Committee calls for solidarity and unity

20 November, 2020Union responses to the Covid-19 pandemic was on the agenda when the Executive Committee met online on 19 November. The corona crisis is again showing how vulnerable global supply chains are; consequences for workers, especially at the bottom of the supply chain, are dire and dramatic. But unions around the world are showing they can fight back and win.

Trade unions express concern over RCEP

23 November, 2020In a joint statement the global unions in Asia Pacific, including IndustriALL, categorically condemn the decision to sign the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), underlining that RCEP is threatening to deepen inequalities and increase the economic and political power of capital at the expense of workers and society at large.