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Day: July 11, 2019

Court of appeal decision threatens right to strike in Belgium

Bruno Verlaeckt, president of the Antwerp branch of IndustriALL Global Union’s Belgian affiliate, La Centrale Générale – ABVV-FGTB, was found guilty of “malicious obstruction of traffic” after his union blocked roads to the port of Antwerp in a protest in…

AB InBev Sonepat India workers mark 500 days of struggle for rights and recognition

On July 7, union members, family and community supporters marked 500 days of the struggle for rights and recognition at AB InBev’s Budweiser plant in Sonepat, India. The Haryana Breweries Limited Mazdoor Union (HBLM) and the 4 union committee members…

Court confirms #TheCargill14 were fired for forming a union

A local Turkish court determined on July 10, 2019 that workers at Cargill’s Bursa-Orhangazi factory were dismissed in April 2018 solely as a consequence of their union activity. The expert report, which informed the court’s decision, confirmed that the company’s…

Victory at ExxonMobil in Australia after two-year picket

The David versus Goliath victory against the world’s sixth biggest company, ExxonMobil, by workers who refused to give in, has had a nation-wide impact. The union campaign exposed billions of dollars of tax evasion by the energy giant and played…