Rights

01 March 2022 13:15

Croatia: Union defends rights of Turkish workers in mega railway project

 

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...


22 February 2022 13:33

I am Carl Siegel. I am a lawyer serving as the general counsel of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) and its Woodworker Division for the last 18 years. IRead more...


21 February 2022 15:18

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) expressed its dissatisfaction with the Philippine government’s investigation of the various incidents of violence and harassment against Filipino trade unionists under President Rodrigo Duterte. Read more...


14 February 2022 09:22

European young unionists vowed to raise and strengthen their voices against the rising number of work-related deaths coinciding in this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) on 28 April. Read more...


11 February 2022 10:05

I am Wapenhensch Renate of IG BAU, Germany. I became a union member at the young age of 17.Read more...


10 February 2022 07:06

BWI is preparing a week-long campaign to mark this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD). The global union aims to highlight its affiliates’ achievements in campaigning for gender equality, particularly in its key four campaigns: value of women in work; ending gender-based violence, women in trades, and stopping macho culture. Read more...


10 February 2022 04:13

Following on their global framework agreement with BESIX, BWI and its Belgian affiliates on 4 February inspected the accommodation of migrant workers at the Belgian multinational’s construction site in Dubai.
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