Rights

13 June 2021 21:02

Pakistani union secures provincial-wide wage increase for all types of workers

 

The Pakistan Federation of Building and Wood Workers (PFBWW) successfully pushed for a province-wide wage increase covering all workers with different skill categories employed in industrial and commercial enterprises, regardless of registration. 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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08 June 2021 06:22

BWI Africa and Middle East held a virtual workshop on innovative unionism on 27-28 May as response to a world drastically changed by COVID-19. Read more...


03 June 2021 13:38

BWI and its fellow Global Unions announced that they will be launching a “Training of Trainers” toolkit on the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No.190 and Recommendation 206 on violence and harassment in the world of work on 25 June. Read more...


03 June 2021 08:00

Saying that Turkey’s economic recovery must translate into a real increase in workers’ wages, the Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions (TÜRK-İŞ) presented to the Ministry of Labour and Social Security 17 proposals to amend the public sector’s collective agreements. Read more...


03 June 2021 06:03

Leading to BWI's World Council Meetings on 7-8 June, we are happy to release the Spanish and Portuguese versions of the BWI General Secretary Report for 2021.Read more...


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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02 June 2021 02:57

Kyrgyzstan President Sadyr Zhaparov on 22 May vetoed a law that will restrict the scope of trade union activities, dictate the internal structure of trade unions and place trade unions under the control of state bodies.

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26 May 2021 08:42

Global Union Federations actively working in the Asia-Pacific region released a factsheet on the worsening labour rights situation in military-ruled Myanmar. It details the widespread labour rights abuses of the military junta since its appalling power grab last February.Read more...