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Published on 22 June 2017 15:22

Brazilian Unions gathered together to draw a strategy to increase the employment in the country

Trade unions from various regions of Brazil met on 12 June 2017 to evaluate the actions of the National Front of Workers of the Construction Sector and discuss what the next steps for the promotion of employment in the sector. Read more...


Published on 22 June 2017 07:17

The Indian National Building and Wood Workers Federation (INBCWWF), a BWI affiliate facilitated return of 168 migrant construction workers from Doha, Qatar to their home State – Odisha State, India. Read more...


Published on 20 June 2017 13:20

On 30 May 2017, the BWI affiliate in Kyrgyzstan the Construction and Building Materials Industry Workers' Union organized a manifestation under the slogan "Everyone Has a Right to Decent Work and Safety". Read more...


Published on 19 June 2017 14:01

Workers - "Superman for all Jobs" - in every workplace and at any time: The Trade Union of Workers of Construction and Building Materials Industry of Serbia (SRGIGMS), held on 7 and 8 April 2017 a workshop in Novi Becej, Serbia with the trade union committees of trade union organisations "Polet" Novi Sad, "Polet-Ceramics" Novi Bečej and "Stražilovo" Sremski Karlovci. These companies operate within the framework of the "Nexe Group" Našice, Croatia. The Union representative, Mile Serdar and member of the Trade Union Committee, Kreso Doric of the Union organisation at "Nasice Cement" from Croatia participated at the workshop Read more...


Published on 12 June 2017 09:26

Within the framework of the discussions of Regulatory Standard number 18, which establishes safety rules for the construction sector, the SITICOP-MG affiliate of the BWI presented a proposal for a standard that aims to improve the conditions of workers who operate the thousands of tailings dams that exist in Brazil. Read more...


Published on 08 June 2017 14:03

Today, the BWI has launched a new website in English, French, Spanish and German to provide affiliates and the media with useful information in our sectors and about world congress to be held from 26 November to 1st of December 2017 December in Durban, South Africa Read more...


Published on 08 June 2017 13:56

Within the framework of the common working alliance between the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and BWI, we announce a new novel training experience for affiliated workers, Board members, union functionaries, trade union officials, youth and women from our unions in Latin America and the Caribbean Read more...


Published on 08 June 2017 09:43

The BWI and its affiliates along with representatives of a number of stakeholders working to ensure safety and health and welfare of workers working in the construction of stadiums, buildings, and other infrastructure projects related to mega-sporting events will meet in Berlin for two days to review and assess BWI’s work to date and to discuss future actions to ensure decent work in mega-sporting event Read more...


Published on 07 June 2017 10:10

The BWI has written to new South Korean President H.E. Moon Jae In, urging him to take action to respect human rights as a critical part of developing South Korean democracy. Read more...