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Solidarity Message to NUMSA Motor

Dear colleagues, In the difficult collective bargaining in the automobile industry and the long struggle for a collective bargaining result, the workforces were always close to the strike. Now you are in a hard fight for your justified demands. In the face of a possible strike to enforce your demands we would like to send you our warmest solidarity greetings and give you our support.

New published June 1, 2019: DRAFT OF PROGRAM OF STRUGGLE FOR THE SECOND INTER- NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE WORKERS CONFERENCE (IAWC) IN JOHANNESBURG / SOUTH AFRICA IN FEBRUARY 2020

The first objective of the 2nd IAWC is the realization of an effective coordination of the struggles of automotive workers. International workers unity is important to oppose the greed of the multinational corporations. The global distribution of this international program of struggle, its discussion in the run-up and its approval at the IAWC and the conducting of International Automotive Workers Conferences will serve this purpose. We work on the basis of its decisions and organizational principles. In order to achieve the goal of coordinating the automotive workers, the 2nd IAWC should specify a program of struggle, in which our vision for the future and our most important demands in the international joint struggle are precisely formulated.

SOLIDARITY WITH THE WORKFORCE OF GENERAL MOTORS COLUMBIA

Appeal of trade unions SINTRAGMCOL and SINTRAIME Columbia December 21, 2018 Today on December 21, 2018, the workers of General Motors Columbia received a nefarious message from corporation management. GM has applied to ministry of Labour for a permission for the closure of the plant and enable large mass layoffs.

Solidarity with the Struggle of the GM workers in Colombia

22 December 2018 - Dear colleagues, We are outraged about the plans to shut down your plant, which mean that thousands of families will be deprived of their means of existence. And we declare our full solidarity in the struggle against this shutdown. The GM company board should not be allowed to get away with this, as well as with the plans they announced for shutting down plants in the USA and South Korea. With these measures GM wants to brace itself for the worldwide battle of annihilation of the auto companies and to shift the burdens completely onto the backs of the workers ...