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20 May 2024 08:12

Unions celebrate “victories” in revised OSH Code of Practice in Forestry Work

 

The International Labour Organization (ILO) held a Triparitite Meeting of Experts to revise the OSH Code of Practice in Forestry Work in Geneva on 13-17May 2024. Mark Asante Ofori, the spokesperson for the Workers' Group and General Secretary of the BWI-affiliated Timber and Wood Workers (TWU) of GTUC, expressed his satisfaction with the opportunity to participate in the significant process. Read more...


20 May 2024 06:36

Fifteen participants, including five women, from three BWI affiliates in Tanzania (TAMICO, TUICO, and TPAWU), as well as representatives from the Association of Tanzania Employers and the Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (TUCTA), attended and participated in a two-day tripartite consultative meeting held in Tanzania on 29-30 April 2024.Read more...


02 May 2024 09:18

In the week of Workers' Memorial Day, BWI and one of its Philippine affiliates, the National Union of Building and Construction Workers (NUBCW), conducted a joint inspection with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) of the Malalos-Clark Railway Project. Read more...


28 April 2024 01:45

On this Workers Memorial Day, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and its affiliates worldwide unite to speak out against work-related deaths.
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26 April 2024 09:53

In anticipation of International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April, the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) launched a significant initiative titled “Adapting to the Heat: Existing Global Responses for Workers in Construction, Building Materials, Wood, and Forestry Industries." Read more...


26 April 2024 00:21

As the world observes International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April, the European Federation of Building and Wood Workers (EFBWW) and the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) have issued a joint statement to commemorate workers who have lost their lives in workplace accidents.Read more...


23 April 2024 11:44

In a bid to uphold the principles of sustainable forestry, the BWI-affiliated TARIM ORMAN-İŞ has actively participated in the regular workplace inspections conducted by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) as a key member of the FSC International.Read more...


16 April 2024 08:55

BWI trade union affiliates across Mozambique, Namibia, and Zambia are forging a formidable front in the fight for safer workplaces, sounding the alarm against growing hazards and championing worker protection.

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16 April 2024 00:46

Following BWI’s two-day conference on Ukraine’s reconstruction, a one-day training session was held for the 15 PROFBUD trade union representatives who attended the conference in Warsaw. Read more...