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Kumho Tire fires union leader in USA

2017.10.18Steelworkers to challenge election results in Macon, Georgia.

Unions to take joint action against General Electric

2018.05.15Trade unions representing workers at General Electric from across North America, Europe and Asia have pledged to make workers’ voices heard at the company, at a meeting of IndustriALL's General Electric Trade Union Network in Toronto, Canada, from 7-8 May 2018.

IndustriALL Global Union and UNI Global Union condemn Kimberly-Clark’s lack of respect for workers

2018.09.06Following a global trade union meeting the leading paper and graphical unions from around the world publically condemn the current unacceptable behaviour of Kimberly-Clark towards its workers worldwide.

Unions stand up to BHP at AGM

2018.10.18IndustriALL Global Union and affiliates representing BHP workers in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Colombia challenged the mining giant’s unsustainable and dangerous business model, at its annual general meeting in London on 17 October. 

Gerdau Workers’ World Council undertakes to improve situation in each country

2015.06.25From 19 to 22 May, the Gerdau Workers’ World Council held its eighth meeting in Peru. The delegates assessed the progress made since the last meeting and agreed on the need for experience sharing to carry out the negotiations required to improve workers’ situation in each country.

Canadian unions campaign for anti-scab law

2016.03.03Canadian unions, including IndustriALL Global Union affiliate the United Steelworkers (USW), have welcomed national legislation tabled by the New Democratic Party (NDP) to stop replacement labour in industrial disputes.

World Bank reviews labour rights safeguard

2013.02.27The World Bank has announced a series of upcoming consultations on social and environmental safeguards. National unions are encouraged to take part, in order to urge the Bank to adopt a comprehensive labour rights safeguard.

AMWU and IAMAW call on governments to reject TPPA proposals

2012.09.13AMWU and IAMAW raise concerns about the loss of government powers to act in the people’s interest as a result of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, which is entering the 14th round of negotiations in Virginia, USA this week, 6 to 15 September.

Unions fight back against the explosion of agency labour

2012.10.02IndustriALL Global Union released ‘The Triangular Trap’ today, 2 October, a new report attacking the massive expansion of the use of agency work and demanding direct, secure and decent employment.

Unions around the world mobilize against precarious work

2012.10.11This 7 October, the World Day for Decent Work, worldwide attention has been drawn to the negative impacts of precarious work with the release of IndustriALL Global Union’s report “The Triangular Trap” and with huge numbers of unions mobilizing across the globe. Workers in Europe have also mobilized under the banner of IndustriAll European Trade Union to “Bring Decency Back to Work” and stand up for industry in Europe.