Multinational Companies

16 May 2016 09:44

BWI denounces massive dismissals of Etex Group in Argentina

The BWI expresses its strong support to the strike that has been sustained for more than 10 days by its affiliate Ceramic Workers' Union of the Republic of Argentina (FOCRA) in Plant Azul – a plant of the company Cerámica San Lorenzo, which belongs to the Belgian Etex Group. Read more...


16 May 2016 09:30

The trade union of workers at Faber Castell in Lima, Peru, signed their first collective bargaining agreement with the management of the German multinational on 26th of April 2016. Read more...


27 April 2016 08:40

Workers affiliated to the Trade Union of AW Faber Castell Peruana S.A. developed their General Assembly on sunday April 3rd, 2016.Read more...


21 April 2016 13:29

IndustriALL Global Union is teaming up with sister organizations, the Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) and the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW), to launch an online petition calling on LafargeHolcim to respect workers’ rights and improve health and safety jointly with the trade unions. Read more...


11 April 2016 14:49

BWI affiliate Ethiopia Industrial Federation of Construction & Wood (EIFCWMC) successfully mainstreamed and integrated HIV and AIDS issues into trade union work and managed to set up HIV/AIDS fund at some workplaces.Read more...


11 April 2016 14:48

The BWI and the Ceramic Workers' Union of the Republic of Argentina (FOCRA) has filed a complaint against Etex Group under the Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises of the The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).Read more...


11 April 2016 14:46

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)signed a 1-year wage agreement today with Lafarge-Holcim South Africa.Read more...


11 April 2016 14:40

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has called a protected strike for all members working in operations of LafargeHolcim around the country.Read more...


11 April 2016 14:34

The BWI published a note of the representatives of Etex Group in Europe at the meeting of the European Works Council.Read more...