Migrant Worker Rights

02 July 2021 03:46

Hundreds of Cambodian workers return home as Thailand closes construction sites

 

Hundreds of Cambodian workers return to their country after Thailand imposed a military-style lockdown of all its construction sites to contain the spread of COVID-19. Read more...


28 June 2021 05:03

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) and the Building and Woodworkers Industrial Council of Thailand (BWICT) express their serious concerns over Thailand’s militarist approach in managing the spread of COVID-19 among workers. Read more...


09 June 2021 09:19



The Building and Woodworkers' International (BWI) and the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) held a webinar on the plight of third country nationals (TCN) working in Europe last 2 June. 
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02 June 2021 03:40

The European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) and the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) released a joint paper on the migration of third country nationals to Europe.
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19 May 2021 09:11

Recognising the achievements of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) in improving the plight of migrant workers in Qatar who laboured the 2022 World Cup infrastructure, the Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) put forward a list of proposals for the effective enforcement of labour reforms in the country.Read more...


13 May 2021 04:53



The Building and Woodworkers' International (BWI) expressed its outrage over the the reported forced labour of Indian construction workers building the Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) temple in New Jersey, United States. Read more...


23 March 2021 07:41

The future remains bleak to millions of migrant workers who were hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, a year after the global health crisis put an indefinite stop to migration.
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27 January 2021 11:37

“An unlikely, but necessary partnership.” This was how BWI’s partnership with the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) on workers’ rights in Qatar was described at the global union’s two-day Global Sports Conference held November of last year.
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18 December 2020 06:22

On International Migrants Day, IOE and BWI publish a joint statement on the essential role of migrant workers during the pandemic and the need to provide greater social protection to them in these uncertain times. Read more...