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Sustainable energy policies vital, say electricity and nuclear unions

25 July, 2018Countries need to develop sustainable, mixed energy policies to ensure a continuous power supply, said representatives of trade unions representing electricity and nuclear workers meeting in St Petersburg, Russia, on 24 July.

Successful national strike in Argentina

28 June, 2018On 25 June, unions in Argentina orchestrated a 24-hour national work stoppage for the third time, protesting against the economic policies of Mauricio Macri’s government.

Mexican Government denounced again in ILO for violating freedom of association

19 June, 2018Ten trade unions have denounced the Mexican government's serious and repeated cases of violations to ILO C87 on freedom of association.

ILC announces list of countries to come under scrutiny

29 May, 2018The International Labour Conference (ILC) today announced the list of 24 countries that will come under the scrutiny of the Committee on the Application of Standards for alleged violations of international labour Conventions. 

Latin America and the Caribbean activates its strategic plan for the region

24 May, 201890 trade union representatives from Latin America and the Caribbean participated in the Second Regional Conference of IndustriALL in Panama, to redefine its strategic plan and promote the participation of the affiliates in its implementation.

Executive Committee calls for greater solidarity

2 May, 2018The need for solidarity to defend trade union rights and challenge violations in global supply chains underlined discussions at IndustriALL’s Executive Committee Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on 26 and 27 April. 

Workers come out worst in Responsible Mining Index

12 April, 2018A comprehensive new index, ranking large-scale mining companies in six different performance areas, has found that companies are scoring lowest on working conditions.

IndustriALL Global Union is looking for a Project Coordinator for the Union Building Project in Thailand

2 April, 2018We are looking for a Project Coordinator to assist in our work and implement the Union Building Project in Thailand. The selected candidate will work closely with IndustriALL’s affiliates in Thailand and report directly to the Regional Secretary in the Southeast Asia Office. This position is currently funded for 24 months. IndustriALL promotes gender equality and encourages equal opportunities for men and women to apply.

Blog: Just Transition is at the risk of being hijacked

22 March, 2018The year 2015 should be celebrated as the year that gave life to a long-fought struggle for sustainability and social justice in the trade union movement.  ‘Just Transition’ is an important milestone for IndustriALL and coal unions in particular for playing an important role in influencing the outcomes of Paris Climate conference that emanated in an agreement that has since been embraced by UN agencies and various governments, communities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

IndustriALL affiliates take part in the World Social Forum

15 March, 2018IndustriALL Global Union affiliates have been participating in the massive World Social Forum currently bringing together 20,000 activists from 120 countries, in Salvador, Brazil from 13 to 17 March.