International Metalworkers' Federation (IMF)


Global Union Labour Film Shorts 2011

Global Union Federations and the International Trade Union Confederation are proud to present Global Unions Labour Films Shorts 2011, a DVD and online resource showcasing trade union films created for inclusion in labour film festivals and film events worldwide.


Mexico - Days of Action

14-19 February 2011

The continued violations of the right to freedom of association by the Mexican government must stop.

The European Metalworkers' Federation supports the Stephen Hughes, Member of the European Parliament and Vice-President of the European Parliament’s S&D Group made the following statement in support of the Global Days of Action.

Join the campaign on Labour Start.

Sinter Metal

Complete case information on Sinter Metal in Turkey.

This is a joint campaign with the International Metalworkers' Federation (IMF).

IMF Campaign webpage

IMF briefeing note for G20 governments on labour rights violations in Korea

The Korean government made a commitment on entry to the OECD in 1996, “to reform existing laws on industrial relations in line with internationally accepted
standards, including those concerning basic rights such as freedom of association and collective bargaining”. Subsequently, Korea has failed to ratify ILO conventions
87 and 98 on freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining and has repeatedly refused ILO offers for technical assistance to reform its legislation to
bring it line with international standards.

Campaign on IMF website


IMF calls for release of imprisoned trade union leaders and workers

News from the IMF

INDIA: Twelve Foxconn workers and union leaders remain in prison in Chennai, India after hundreds of workers striking the plant were arrested on 9 October.


IMF Congress 2009

Nearly 800 Metalworkers from different countries of the world are going to participate in the 32nd IMF World Congress taking place in Gothenburg, Sweden, May 24th – 28th.
Link to website.

Articles from the Congress are published below.

Flash news

EMF Celebrates 40 years! 1971-2011

EMF list of meetings 2011

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