Trade Union Rights

21 January 2021 15:34

Support KVARSYT workers' fight to get their earned wages!

 

The BWI-affiliated Construction Workers’ Union of Ukraine (PROFBUD), in partnership with LabourStart, has launched a campaign to support workers, who have not received wages and been deprived of social security contributions for more than three years, at the KVARSYT defense plant.Read more...


21 January 2021 10:14

The Council of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) decided not to hold the 2021 World Ice Hockey Championship (WCH) matches in Belarus after violent government crackdown on democracy protests.
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14 January 2021 04:17

Malaysian trade unions have joined hands in opposing the suspension of the country’s parliament until August 2021 as part of a proclamation of national emergency to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...


07 January 2021 12:44

BWI condemns in the strongest possible terms the arrest of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) Chairperson Carol Ng and at least 50 other democracy activists under Hong Kong’s national security law (NSL).Read more...


05 January 2021 11:38

Amidst the possible imposition of a new COVID-19 lockdown in Panama this January, the Union of Construction Workers of Panama (SUNTRACS) sustained its street protests and mobilisations calling on the government to respect trade union autonomy and the reabsorption to their jobs of workers who were suspended as a result of the pandemic. Read more...


17 December 2020 03:49

BWI asked the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on 15 December to explain the mass termination of 2,410 workers at the Karot Hydropower Project, a mega infrastructure project that it is financing in Pakistan. Read more...


14 December 2020 05:44

Young trade unionists from BWI Africa and the Middle East channled their musical talents and creativity by offering this beautiful music video that draws attention to the situation of workers in the region amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
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11 December 2020 03:03

Philippine trade unions affiliated with BWI marked International Human Rights Day on 10 December by holding different activities to push for the elimination of gender-based violence at homes and workplaces, and protect labour rights amidst the implementation of the country’s draconian Anti-terror Law.
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10 December 2020 07:48

Too many workers, when they clock into work, must leave their human rights at the door and can only pick them up again when they clock out.
Men and women have to protect their rights, and they must do it together, if they are to be free.
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