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30 May 2019 07:02

Argentina: Strike against recession, currency devaluation and inflation

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

May 29: Workers in Argentina will once again take to the streets for a 24-hours General Strike to demand the Mauricio Macri’s Government to urgently change its economic policy, due to various economic and social problems faced by the country as a result of recession, currency devaluation and high inflation.Read more...


29 May 2019 20:24

26 May 2019: Members of the BWI International Women’s Committee (IWC), women BWI World Board members, and trade union women leaders of BWI affiliates met in Brighton, United Kingdom to assess BWI’s global strategic plan focusing on Convergence 4: Global Campaign for Gender Equality and develop an action plan leading to the 5th World Congress in 2021.Read more...


28 May 2019 22:45

On 15 May 2019, representatives of Inter-IKEA Industry plant-level unions in Poland came together to discuss joint strategies to protect workers’ rights at Inter-IKEA Industry factories in Poland. The meeting took place in Warsaw at the headquarters of Solidarnost.Read more...


25 May 2019 08:25

The National Union of Construction, Building and Public Works Workers of Senegal SNTC / BTP has submitted a letter to the Minister of Finance and Budget after conducting a march in protest of the payment of debt, totaling more than 80 billion that the Senegalese government owes to the construction companies.Read more...


24 May 2019 06:11

BWI welcomes the FIFA’s decision to remain with 32 teams for the FIFA 2022 World Cup QatarRead more...


24 May 2019 06:00

Last week, BWI affiliates---SITICOP MG of Brazil and BITU of Jamaica participated in the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights which took place in Kingston, Jamaica. The unions highlighted the human rights violations of Vale SA and the Brazilian government in relation to the tragic collapse of the Brumadinho dam, in Brazil in January 2019.Read more...


24 May 2019 05:54

The Kenya Building, Construction, Timber, Furniture and Industries Employees Union (KBCTIEU) is strengthening its presence at Strabag International by training shop floor leaders who are involved in the construction of Thiba dam in Rukenya, Kenya.Read more...


24 May 2019 05:39

Brazil: Brumadinho Victims' Association received international solidarityRead more...


20 May 2019 09:35

International Organization Calls IOC for Joint Construction Inspection of Tokyo 2020 Read more...