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Groupe Renault, Its Works Council and Industrial Global Union Sign Global Quality of Work Life Agreement

The agreement, signed by the 10 trade union federations or unions represented in the Group Works Council, provides a basis for structuring social dialogue, both at Group and local level. It “encourages the launching of new initiatives, as well as finding relevant pragmatic solutions to improve employees’ life at work, through the negotiation of local agreements.” Continue reading

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Hungarian Hankook Tire Strike Settled

During the first week of the strike at the Dunaújváros plant, local management refused to talk with the union, strongly harassed and intimidated strikers, and offered 50% wage increases to work during the strike. Continue reading

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1,700 workers strike at Hankook Tire in Hungary

IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Federation of Chemical Workers of Hungary (VDSZ), which represents workers at Hankook’s Dunaújváros plant in central Hungary, says that 70% of 2,400 shift workers have joined the indefinite strike that began on 12 March.   Continue reading

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IndustriALL Renews Global Agreement with German Multinational Parts Supplier Rheinmetall

The new agreement was signed between Rheinmetall and IndustriALL at the company’s headquarters in Dusseldorf on 12 October 2018. The agreement is said to build on worker and trade union protections across the company’s global supply chain. The agreement comes as European automakers and suppliers are threatened by Brexit chaos and President Trumps’ desire to punitively tax imported European vehicles at the US border. Continue reading

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Violence Against Women at Work – A Trade Union Issue

Violence against women remains one of the most tolerated violations of human rights and trade unions have a responsibility to defend and promote women’s rights. Continue reading

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