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14 September 2018 09:25

BBC: High suicide risk for men in construction

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

The British BBC News has released a video about the alarming prevalence of mental illness among men in the construction industry in the United Kingdom. Read more...


09 August 2018 10:01

Hundreds of members of the Nagkaisa! Coalition, including members of BWI affiliate the Free Federation of Workers (FFW), have rallied outside the Philippines Senate in Manila on Tuesday 6 July, demanding the swift implementation of legislation to end contractualisation. Read more...


03 August 2018 13:51

Norwegian elevator workers have won their fight for a collective agreement at the company Orona, the 5th largest elevator company in Europe.Read more...


01 August 2018 22:24

Construction workers in the Dominican Republic is fighting a legislative initiative that would cut their social security and leave thousands of retired workers without a pension.Read more...


09 July 2018 17:34

New safeguards from the World Bank will help borrower countries uphold fundamental worker rights, decent employment and safe worksites. Read more...


28 June 2018 09:35

A new report from the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) finds evidence of widespread exploitation of both women, men, and children in forced labour.Read more...


07 May 2018 15:26

April 30 2018 - On the eve of May Day in Doha, close to 200 participants attended the BWI “Community Leaders Forum on Workers’ Welfare in the Construction and Allied Sectors” in Doha, Qatar.Read more...


29 April 2018 08:55

For the first time, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) commemorated International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) in Qatar by supporting the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (ADLSA) 2nd National OSH Conference and participating in various site-level activities to raise awareness on safety and health. Read more...


18 May 2017 13:22

In the small town of Cheyyar in Tiruvannamalai district (Tamil Nadu State, India) the TKTMS union mobilised around 800 union members to extend solidarity with the victims of the Cheyyar building collapse.Read more...