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Day: May 2, 2019

IndustriALL condemns DowDuPont lockout of USW in Texas

Local 13-1 members of IndustriALL affiliate, United Steelworkers (USW), have been locked out since 22 April after negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement were abruptly ended by the company. The USW members have twice voted to reject the company’s…

Mexico’s labour reforms set to bring greater union democracy

The House of Deputies passed the reform on 11 April, and the bill was approved by the Senate on 29 April. The new act represents a complete overhaul of labour relations and will give workers better access to labour justice…

Unions bring progress and stability to Middle East and North Africa

Tahar Berberi, Hashmeya Alsadawe and Abdelmajid Mataoul Bringing together 85 union leaders, the statutory regional conference was opened by regional co-chairs Hashmeya Alsadawe of Iraq and Tahar Berberi of Tunisia, and IndustriALL vice president Abdelmajid Matoual of Morocco. They noted…

Students across Ireland stand against Coca-Cola in #TasteZeroRights campaign

The April 2019 national congress of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) voted to endorse SIPTU and the IUF’s #TasteZeroRights campaign to  protest Coca-Cola’s denial of worker rights in the west of Ireland. USI represents 347,000 students across the…