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11 May 2020 19:06

LafargeHolcim: Time for Solidarity, Time to Share profit with workers!

 

The Building and Wood Workers’ International, together with IndustriAll Global Union and the EFBWW, calls in a joint statement addressed to the shareholders of the LafargeHolcim Annual General Meeting to be held on 12 of May 2020 to prioritize the protection of employment, income and the health and safety of all those who work for them worldwide.Read more...


29 April 2020 12:02

Recognizing the unprecedented challenges posed by the Covid19 global health crisis, energy multinational ENGIE Group has launched a programme to cover hospitalization costs and death insurance and apply to any deaths and hospitalizations that may have occurred since the beginning of the pandemic for its 177,000 employees worldwide. Read more...


21 October 2019 09:29

On 30 September – 2 October 2019, the first Faber-Castell Global Union Network meeting was convened at Steinbach and Nuremberg/Stein, Germany.Read more...


17 October 2019 11:45

Workers at Wendt Corporation, a plant based in Buffalo New York succeeded in winning their two-year fight for a collective bargaining agreement. The workers joined the Ironworkers Union (Local 576) in 2017 and they have been battling the management for its first contract. Finally, this past August the union and the management agreed to an agreement after nearly 60 sessions of negotiations. During the negotiations the Wendt management harassed union members and threatened to lay-off workers.

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08 October 2019 11:55

UNITE the Union, has stepped up its campaign against union busting practices of Costain SKANKSA Joint Venture (CSJV) with a series of demonstrations. Read more...


28 June 2018 06:23

The German construction workers union IG BAU has reached an agreement with the construction company Hochtief that will give construction workers a pay rise of 7,14 per cent in three stages until 2020.Read more...


27 June 2018 06:42

Joint Media Release: The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and Public Services International (PSI) Asia Pacific Regional OrganisationsRead more...


09 May 2017 05:03

IndustriALL Global Union and Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) attended the annual shareholders meeting of LafargeHolcim on 3 May 2017, demanding tangible progress in negotiations of the Global Framework Agreement (GFA). Read more...


06 March 2017 09:38

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