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Today, both the opportunity and the need for international solidarity action have increased dramatically.
Through our solidarity work, the International Metalworkers’ Federation responds to rights violations immediately and effectively and fights for human and trade union rights by exposing governments and companies that exploit workers and violate international labour standards. In cooperation with global labour bodies and our affiliates, the IMF is improving workers’ rights and conditions by launching solidarity campaigns to reduce precarious work, end union repression, raise health and safety standards, and fight legislative initiatives which seek to undermine unions and their members.
IMF, ICEM and ITGLWF call on affiliates to cast their votes for Rio Tinto in the Greenwash Gold awards, being held to shine a light on companies sponsoring the Olympics 2012 while at the same time damaging the environment and communities.Jun 14, 2012
Panel discussion on Protection Contracts and Freedom of Association in Mexico packs a full house at the International Labour Organization. Union representatives call for union building, solidarity, and direct action against the government and employers.Jun 13, 2012