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Indonesian Human Rights Commission calls for reinstatement of Grasberg workers

2017.11.02The National Commission on Human Rights in Indonesia has found that the sacking of thousands of workers at Freeport’s Grasberg mine in Papua was a violation of human rights and is recommending the reinstatement of the workers. 

Electrical sector in Latin America builds unity and strength

2017.07.24Union representatives from Argentina, Colombia, Guatemala and El Salvador shared two days of intensive discussions on the situation in the electrical sector in the region, and agreed to work to achieve unity and strength.

Building power to make a difference

2018.07.05IndustriALL’s regional conference in Kuala Lumpur on 3 – 4 July, brought together unions from the region, providing a platform to highlight and discuss wins, struggles and how to promote women and youth in union structures.

IndustriALL forms global communicators’ network

2014.06.05Communicators from IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in over 30 countries gathered in Italy this week to exchange ideas and determine how to better work and campaign together to improve workers' rights.

Unions’ determination brought step back over Eni's plans to reduce production in Italy

2014.08.04IndustriALL Global Union’s Italian affiliates Filctem-Cgil, Femca-Cisl, and Uiltec-Uil answered with a series of united actions against the plans of the energy giant Eni Group, announced earlier in July, to gravely change its refinery investment plan in Italy.

Holcim-Lafarge: No merger without workers’ rights!

2014.12.04As the merger of the two cement giants Holcim and Lafarge continues, workers are launching a global campaign to demand that workers’ rights are respected

Continued strike at Glencore’s Koornfontein mine

2014.12.05800 workers at the Koornfontein mine in Mpumalanga, South Africa, have been on strike since 17 October, protesting against substandard severance payments.

Unions mobilize globally for workers’ rights at Holcim Lafarge

2015.01.26Last week, on 15 January Lafarge and Holcim workers and their supporters in 30 countries organized a series of actions as part of a global campaign launched by IndustriALL Global Union, Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) and European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW). 

Filipino government in dialogue with cement unions

2015.03.06Labour ministry officials in the Philippines have been in dialogue with the country’s cement unions, recognizing them as social partners in the merger of cement giants Holcim and Lafarge, and aimed at preserving jobs.

IndustriALL in solidarity with striking USW workers

2015.03.10IndustriALL Global Union brought a message of solidarity to striking petrochemical workers in the USA this week.