Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'IndustriALL Global Union'
Latest

Global Unions Urge More Brands to Sign New Bangladesh Accord.

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Geneva, Switzerland – Global unions, IndustriALL and UNI, are demanding fashion brands sign up to the second Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety. The extension of the Bangladesh Accord is currently the only credible way to ensure that life-threatening hazards are identified and remediated in garment factories.

Read More →
Latest

Inditex GFA – Working Towards a National Trade Union Network in Vietnam.

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Switzerland / Vietnam – The global framework agreement (GFA) between IndustriALL Global Union and Spanish retail giant Inditex, was the basis for a meeting in Ho Chi Mihn City, Vietnam,

Read More →
Latest

H&M Releases the Sustainability Report for 2015.

By   /  April 19, 2016  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Stockholm, Sweden – The H&M Conscious Actions Sustainability Report 2015 has been published. The report shows a steady increase of sustainable sourced materials and great progress when it comes to the use of renewable electricity. Yet another highlight is the signing of the Global Framework Agreement with IndustriALL Global Union and IF Metall.

Read More →
Latest

El Corte Ingles and BRAC Pay into Tazreen Fund.

By   /  December 1, 2015  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Switzerland / Bangladesh – The day after the third anniversary of the Tazreen garment factory fire in Bangladesh, the compensation fund for victims has received two significant donations. Spanish department store, El Corte Ingles, will give US$100,000 to the fund, while the NGO, BRAC USA, has donated US$250,000.

Read More →
Latest

IndustriALL Global Union and H&M Sign Global Framework Agreement.

By   /  November 4, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Switzerland / Sweden – The world’s largest sectorial trade union organization, IndustriALL Global Union, representing 50 million workers, and the world’s leading garment retailer H&M have together with the Swedish trade union IF Metall signed a global framework agreement, protecting the interests of 1.6 million garment workers.

Read More →
Latest

IndustriALL in Myanmar.

By   /  August 11, 2015  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Switzerland / Myanmar – For decades there were no functioning industrial relations in Myanmar, no trade unions and no collective bargaining. As the country is opening up and welcoming international business, trade unions are working hard to achieve a living wage for members. IndustriALL aims to strengthen affiliate actions to achieve a living wage in […]

Read More →
Latest

IndustriALL Global Union Affiliates in Mauritius – Learning to Organize in the Garment Industry Supply Chain.

By   /  June 9, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Switzerland / Mauritius – IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Mauritius met to discuss ways to organize in the garment industry supply chain. Union leaders and workers in export processing zones in Mauritius took part in the joint IndustriALL/FES workshop on 27 to 29 May.

Read More →
Latest

Bangladesh Accord Announces First Factories to Complete Safety Recommendations.

By   /  June 5, 2015  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Switzerland / Bangladesh – On 20 May 2015, Accord engineers verified the successful completion of all remediation requirements stemming from initial inspections at two garment factories – Concord Fashion Export Ltd. and Jeacon. Two factories in Bangladesh producing clothes for global brands

Read More →
Latest

Indian Unions Decide on Collective Organizing.

By   /  April 28, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Geneva, Switzerland – IndustriALL affiliates in the textile and garment sector in India have agreed to jointly organize workers. The agreement was made at the recently concluded Project Advisory Committee Meeting in Kolkata. At a Project Advisory Committee Meeting held in Kolkata, on 21-22 March, IndustriALL Indian affiliates in the textile and garment industry for the […]

Read More →
Latest

Brands Say they will Pay More for Clothes made in Cambodia.

By   /  September 22, 2014  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Switzerland / Cambodia – In an unprecedented move, eight major fashion retailers have said they are prepared to pay more for clothes made in Cambodia. It follows a global day of action by unions in support of garment workers’ demands for a higher wage. The brands, which include one of

Read More →