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Published on 27 July 2017 15:44

Chile: Visit of BWI to unions and employers of the construction and forestry industries

According to the objectives stated in the agenda: visits to workplace in order to talk to union organizations in their headquarters, participate in meetings with employers and managers, analyze collective negotiation in Chile, and have a first-hand understanding of how daily union life in this country is in construction, construction materials and forestry sectors; the Brazilian Nilton Freitas, BWI Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Chilean Luis Salazar, BWI Project Coordinator in Chile, visited the cities of Santiago, Concepcion and Cabrero. Read more...


Published on 25 July 2017 09:14

For the first time in Macedonia, green jobs and workers who promote the struggle for ecology and a healthy environment are regulated by the collective agreement of the National Park Galicica, Ohrid. Read more...


Published on 24 July 2017 08:16

The BWI is extremely alarm with the apparently first reported death, by suicide, in Tokyo 2020 Olympics National Stadium, touted as the centrepiece of the Summer Olympics. Read more...


Published on 20 July 2017 06:20

The BWI is very shocked and saddened to hear the news from the BWI Regional Office in Panama city informing of the passing away of Vicente Carrera on 18 July 2017 in Panama city. Read more...


Published on 18 July 2017 05:55

A BWI team took part in a Forum for Labour Rights organized by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in Lima, Peru on July 13th and 14th, 2017 Read more...


Published on 17 July 2017 14:33

On 11 July 2017, the first Forest Certification Webinar was held by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) to representatives of forestry organizations affiliated to BWI in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read more...


Published on 13 July 2017 16:03

On 12 July 2017, LafargeHolcim and global unions IndustriALL Global Union and BWI, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Zurich, signaling their intention to sign the final draft of a Global Framework Agreement. Read more...


Published on 13 July 2017 06:14

The current labour legislation in Peru was approved during the government of Alberto Fujimori, imprisoned since 2005 for human rights violations and corruption. Read more...


Published on 13 July 2017 06:02

The Trade Union of the workers in Forestry, Wood Industry and Energy of the Republic of Macedonia (SSHDE) is continuously working to achieve one of the most important goals and objectives of the unions, which is the regulation of the rights and obligations of the workers and employers through the collective bargaining process. Read more...