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German autoworkers get deal with Volkswagen

5 June, 2013IG Metall negotiated a deal with Volkswagen over increase of wages by 5.7 per cent in the next 20 months.

3,600 oil workers in Jordan prepare to strike

21 March, 2014The General Union of Petroleum & Chemical Workers in Jordan has spent several weeks trying to get the government to respond to the demands raised by 3,600 workers representing the total workforce of Jordan's only oil refinery. The government's refusal to enter into dialogue has left them with no other option than to announce a full strike for 24 March.

Union takes legal action against anti-union SQM

3 February, 2015The National Confederation of Metalworkers (CONSTRAMET) / Industriall Chile, has taken further legal action against SQM Industrial S.A. and SQM Nitratos S.A. for violating workers’ basic rights. In response, the company has taken reprisals against its employees and continues to employ anti-trade union practices.

165,000 German metal workers stage warning strikes

2 February, 2015165,000 metal workers from IndustriALL Global Union affiliate IG Metall have staged warning strikes at almost 800 companies across Germany in the past week.

Indonesian cement workers to benefit from OECD settlement

26 May, 2014Indonesian cement workers can look to better future at Indocement/HeidelbergCement after a complaint to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has been settled.

To be or not to be for a new collective agreement at Volkswagen

9 November, 2016Members of IndustriALL affiliate Interregional Trade Union Workers Association (ITUWA) at the Volkswagen plant in Kaluga, Russia, are fighting for a new collective agreement.

Peru: union protests violations of labour rights

20 February, 2018Workers at Alfred H Knight in Peru are mobilizing after a deadlock in collective bargaining and continuing violations of labour rights by the company.

Solidarity works – Orona elevator workers in Norway conclude agreement

2 August, 2018Norwegian elevator constructors’ union who went on strike when their employer Orona, a multinational lift producing and maintenance company based in Spain, refused to negotiate a collective agreement, has won an important victory.

FUP calls historic national strike in defence of Petrobras

13 November, 2015Oil workers in Brazil are on the thirteenth day of the biggest strike at Petrobras in decades. They want to prevent privatisation, stop the company’s divestment plan, fight for national sovereignty and put pressure on the company to recognise workers’ demands.

Russia: trade unions prepare for wage dispute at Volkswagen

26 April, 2019IndustriALL Global Union affiliates at the Volkswagen plant in Kaluga, Russia, have developed a joint action plan to increase their negotiating power as a stalemate with the company over wage increases is due to become a collective dispute under Russian law.