Rights

09 March 2022 05:56

BWI hits CIMIC’s massive labour rights violations

 

BWI joins the CFMEU in condemning CIMIC, Australia’s largest construction company, for reportedly underpaying hundreds of workers, subcontractors and banks in its troubled Middle East operations by more than USD 500 million. Read more...


08 March 2022 13:38

As part of its week-long celebration for this year’s International Women’s Day, BWI released its “2022 women workers’ calendar” to highlight the women workers’ different and inspiring stories of struggles and triumph in the global campaign to end gender-based violence and for gender equality.
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08 March 2022 13:17

The BWI-affiliated Central Union of Painters, Plumbers and Electro and Construction Workers’ Union (CUPPEC) in Nepal made history by electing its first woman president a day before the celebration of International Women’s Day.
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08 March 2022 06:42

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) marks this year’s celebration of the International Women’s Day by drawing attention to the plight of women workers, especially those caught in the middle of multiple crises and conflictsRead more...


07 March 2022 09:14

Woman trade unionist and BWI European Women’s Committee Vice Chair Ivana Dimitrova said that women construction workers must not allow their agenda and interests be dismissed, rendering them invisible in the industry. Read more...


07 March 2022 08:32

Zimbabwe’s women trade unionists and workers join BWI in its week-long campaign to mark this year’s International Women’s Day. Read more...


01 March 2022 13:15

The BWI-affiliated Croatian Construction Union (SGH) started an extensive organising campaign focused on Turkish workers employed at the Križevci-Koprivnica railway project. Read more...


01 March 2022 07:55

The Timber Employees’ Union of Peninsular Malaysian (TEUPM) on 2 December 2021 won its certification through a secret ballot election organised at the Jemaramas Jaya Furniture Company in Klang, Malaysia. However, the company reportedly retaliated by going after workers who voted in favour of the union.Read more...


24 February 2022 07:00

BWI calls on all its trade union affiliates to express their solidarity with the workers of the Suva Arterial Roads Upgrading Project-1 (SARUP 1 Contract No. FRA/TIISP/16-01) in Fiji, whose rights are persistently violated by the China Railway No 5 Engineering Group (CR5), which in charge of the project. Read more...