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Day: September 18, 2019

Peru: mining strike met with violence and arrests

IndustriALL affiliate the Federation of Mining and Metallurgical Workers of Peru (FNTMMSP) went on strike on 10 September demanding the right to collective bargaining at sector level, after having spent six months trying to engage the employer in a dialogue….

Indian auto unions prepare for technological transformation

Participants at the workshop highlighted that trade unions must be proactive in understanding complex and rapid technological changes in the production process and their implications for job security, workers’ rights and their welfare. Georg Leutert, IndustriALL Director for Automotive and…

Nearly 50,000 UAW workers strike at General Motors in US

Some 200 local union leaders from United Auto Workers (UAW), an IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, unanimously agreed to strike after the current collective bargaining agreement with the auto giant expired on Saturday 14 September. Workers want GM to recognize the…

South African union signs wage deal

According to the three-year wage deal signed on 12 September, which expires in 2022, workers in the sector will receive a nine per cent increase in 2019 and seven per cent increases in the following years. The wage increases will…

CUPE votes | Canadian Union of Public Employees

People are afraid of Andrew Scheer. And for good reason. Since becoming leader of the Conservative Party, he has shown us he will side with corporate interests every single time. We already have Doug Ford, Jason Kenney, and a whole…