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24 May 2019 06:11

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

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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...


19 May 2019 19:15

Women Trade Unionists Call for Fair Work-Good LifeRead more...


19 May 2019 19:12

“The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is the only international tripartite organisation within the United Nations bodies that officially recognises trade unions as a partner in Social Dialogue and which central aim is to conclude binding collective agreements.Read more...


17 May 2019 05:29

IndustriALL Global Union, Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) and the Belgian trade union Centrale Générale / Fédération Générale des Travailleurs de Belgique (CG-FGTB) informed shareholders of the cement multinational LafargeHolcim at their annual general meeting held on 15 May 2019 in Switzerland about the misbehaviour of the company and demanded respect for the workers worldwide.Read more...


15 May 2019 10:02

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15 May 2019 05:59

14 May 2019: Croatia's trade unions, including BWI affiliates, have gathered enough signatures to force a referendum aimed at reducing the country's retirement age to 65 from the current 67 years of age.Read more...