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Day: July 18, 2019

Iran: Workers Under Continued Political Repression

Violation of Worker’s Rights: For more than four decades Iranian worker’s basic rights including ILO’s conventions on “Freedom of association and Protection of the Right to organize (no 87) and “Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining” (no 98) have been…

Urgent Action in Support of Detained Labour Activists in Iran

URGENT ACTION FOUR WOMEN JAILED FOR ATTENDING MAY DAY RALLY Iranian labour rights activists Anisha Assadolahi, Atefeh Rangriz and Neda Naji and Iranian journalist Marzieh Amiri have been arbitrarily detained, without access to a lawyer, for weeks and accused of…

Union condemns plans to retrench 2,000 workers at ArcelorMittal South Africa

Steel producer, ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA), which employs more than 8,500 workers, made the announcement on 10 July. AMSA then wrote to NUMSA, stating that it did not know how many workers will be affected, even though it had just made…

Global dialogue needed at Deere & Co and Caterpillar

Over 40 delegates from 10 countries convened for joint and individual IndustriALL Global Union meetings from 10 to 12 July to exchange experiences, improve dialogue and develop global solidarity. The first day was dedicated to the Deere & Co union…