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REPORT: Seeking sustainable industrial policies for Latin America

2018.04.24IndustriALL Global Union encourages its unions throughout the world to develop sustainable industrial policies. But this can be challenging, especially for IndustriALL affiliates in Latin America and the Caribbean - a developing region where neoliberal policies are once again back on the agenda and threatening workers’ rights.

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. 

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.

Climate change requires Just Transition

2015.11.24IndustriALL Global Union supports a strong worldwide agreement in the COP21 talks in Paris in order to manage climate change. But we need to take care of our workers. That means industrial transformation and just transition into a low-carbon society.

Thousands expected at steel rally in Brussels

2016.11.07Thousands of steel workers will take to the streets of Brussels on Wednesday 9 November to demand action from the European Union to stop the decline of their industry.

Winning a Just Transition to a sustainable economy

2016.03.29IndustriALL Global Union, the ITUC and the US trade union congress, AFL-CIO, met in Washington DC from 23-24 March to discuss how the global labour movement will tackle policy pressures resulting from the Paris Agreement reached at the COP21 climate summit last December. 

Brazil: miners’ union defends Amazon reserve

2017.09.08A Brazilian miners’ union is campaigning against opening the Amazon rainforest to mining operations.

“We want an industrialized Africa” say IndustriALL affiliates

2018.12.12Around 80 participants from 20 Sub-Saharan African countries attended IndustriALL Global Union’s Conference on Industrialization in Africa, in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 7 December 2018, to explore union strategies on sustainable industrialization of the continent.

Italian unions stage massive protest against government policy

2019.02.13Hundreds of thousands of people participated in a rally organized by trade union federations in Rome, Italy, on 9 February in protest against the government’s austerity policies.

ILO puts people first in future of work report

2019.01.22The International Labour Organization (ILO) has called for a human-centred agenda for the future of work in a landmark report launched today at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.