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Why are so many auto plants closing?

2019.03.05Auto plants provide well-paid, highly skilled and heavily unionized work, so a spate of plant closures and retrenchments in several countries is worrying for unions. While we need to fight closures plant by plant, we also need to understand the wider structural drivers.

South African metalworkers win 35% wage increase

2016.09.16NUMSA has concluded a negotiation with car makers for a 35 per cent wage increase over three years.

New collective agreement at Volkswagen in Russia

2017.03.14Three months of intensive collective bargaining at the Volkswagen plant in Kaluga in Russia resulted in a renegotiated collective agreement at the end of February 2017.

Volkswagen: job security until 2025 despite cuts

2016.11.25After negotiations between Volkswagen (VW) management and the VW Works Council, the world's biggest car manufacturer has announced it will cut 30,000 jobs by 2025, but without any dismissals.

ITUA signs CBA at Benteler in Kaluga, Russia

2012.07.05The Interregional Trade Union of Autoworkers (ITUA), an IndustriALL affiliate, signed a collective bargaining agreement at Benteler in Kaluga, Russia, thus securing the success of the March strike at the plant.

Volkswagen limits precarious work globally!

2012.12.06The Volkswagen Group Board of Management, the European Group Works Council and the Volkswagen World Works Council and IndustriALL signed an agreement on 30 November 2012 limiting temporary work at the plants of the Group.

Global solidarity ensures union at auto supplier in Turkey

2013.02.28Global solidarity support and 3 Global Framework Agreements assisted Birlesik Metal Is in securing union recognition at Fontana Pietro, an auto supplier plant in Turkey.

Russian unions join forces to negotiate collective agreement at Volkswagen

2019.01.18Two IndustriALL affiliates will jointly negotiate a collective agreement at Volkswagen plants in Kaluga and Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, after putting aside their differences to hold a joint organizing campaign, allowing them to achieve the legal recognition threshold. Negotiations are scheduled to begin on 1 February.

Hunger strike at Volkswagen plant in India  

2018.01.1211 union representatives of the Volkswagen Employees’ Union in Pune, India, have gone on hunger strike, protesting against the employer's plans to introduce a new remuneration scheme that includes a performance-related wage component.

IndustriALL’s global leaders call on Volkswagen to get in line

2016.05.30IndustriALL Global Union’s Executive Committee adopted a resolution calling on German car manufacturer Volkswagen to respect trade union rights at its Chattanooga plant in Tennessee, USA.