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12 August 2019 15:38

Panama: OHS Campaign ¡Una Muerte, Un Paro!

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5 August: The Union of Construction Workers (SUNTRACS), a BWI affiliate in Panama, launched the second stage of its Annual Campaign on OHS 2019: “A Death, A Stoppage!”Read more...


12 August 2019 15:11

During the entire month of August, SINTRACOM Dourados, an affiliate of in BWI in Braizil will carry out a campaign aimed to provide women construction workers the opportunity to publicly talk about the problems and challenges they face at the workplace. Read more...


10 August 2019 08:01

To strengthen its work in the electricity sector, the TKTMS, a BWI Affiliate in Tamil Nadu State, India launched the Tamil Nadu Electrical Workers Federation (TEWF) on 30 July 2019 in Chennai. Read more...


06 August 2019 15:30

The 10th National Women's Conference took place at Chennai, Tamil Nadu State on 30 July 2019 with more than fifty women leaders representing BWI affiliates from India present. Read more...


06 August 2019 12:23

At least 942 workers who are members of the Kenya Building, Construction, Timber, Furniture and Allied Industries Employees Union Read more...


31 July 2019 03:52

The National Construction Workers Union of Cuba (SNTC) through its new national communication strategy is advancing its representation and defense of workers throughout the country.Read more...


31 July 2019 03:43

FENTICOMMC remains in its fight for justice. Despite being brutally repressed by local police with tear gas bombs during the demonstration on 19 June, FENTICOMMC has formed Assistance Committees with its affiliated unions in Santiago, in order to follow up on injured workers and support deceased relatives. FENTICOMMC has also indicated that they will follow up on their demands in future tripartite meetings with the government, in terms of health and safety.Read more...


29 July 2019 19:43

Since 2016 BWI affiliates organizing workers in the cement industry in Southern Africa established a network to exchange information and share best practices on organizing in the cement sector.Read more...


20 July 2019 13:37

On 3 July 2019 a delegation from the Swedish Union for Service and Communications Employees (SEKO) led by the union’s vice president Gabriella Lavecchia conducted a mission to Kenya, where the delegation met with BWI affiliates and visited a construction site operated one of the big Chinese construction companies.Read more...