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07 February 2022 05:16

Belgian authorities support BWI's health and safety declaration covering 18M workers worldwide 

 


The Building and Woodworkers' International (BWI) and its Belgian trade unions ACV and FGTB, together with the multinational BESIX and Belgian authorities, jointly promoted a "declaration for safe and healthy workplaces" in Dubai on 4 February, 2022.
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28 January 2022 09:10

BWI denounces both accidents that occurred in January at the Saint-Denis construction sites in Paris and strongly urges SOLIDEO and Grand Paris to accept carrying out joint international inspections as we have done in Qatar with FIFA.Read more...


26 January 2022 09:21

Three workers died and several others were critically injured when a fire broke out last 15 January at the Hima Cement factory, a subsidiary of Holcim, in the Kasese District of Western Uganda.
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19 January 2022 08:52

On 25 January, Brazilian trade unions will mark the third year since the collapse of the Vale dam in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais) which took the lives of 270 people.

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20 December 2021 05:57

BWI’s IKEA Network for Social Justice issued a newsletter which provided the latest landscape in the campaign for decent work and labour rights in the Swedish-origin, Dutch-headquartered multinational company. Read more...


17 December 2021 12:35

The European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution on 16 December expressing its grave concern over the abuse of Vietnamese workers employed at the Linglong tire factory in Serbia. Read more...


07 December 2021 05:13

BWI, in its continuing effort to make workplaces safer in Ghana, held a three-day (3), face-to-face Brigadiers Training on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) last 8-10 November to build the capacity of its trade union affiliates in the country to address health and safety issues.

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03 December 2021 03:12

The Branch Trade Union of Forestry and Woodworking Workers of Serbia and the United Trade Union Organization of Vojvodinaforest, Petrovaradin on 21 September won a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) covering 1,450 workers employed in “Vojvodinašume” (Vojvodinaforest), a public company which holds an FSC FM/COC certificate.
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24 November 2021 07:44

As part of its continuing effort to ban the use of asbestos, BWI organised a two-day workshop on 11-12 November in Accra, Ghana.
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