Trade Union Rights

27 October 2023 06:08

Africa and Middle East: Unions organise challenging section of working populace

 

On 23-24 October, 22 trade unionists, including 12 women workers, from BWI affiliates in Southern and East Africa met for a two-day, face-to-face Global Organisers’ Workshop. Read more...


22 October 2023 16:54

Last 17 October, an important event took place as the Trade Union of Construction and Building Materials Industry Workers of Serbia (SRGIGMS) signed a new collective bargaining agreement with "Megalit-Šumnik" Raška. Read more...


18 October 2023 01:12

Denilson Pestana, BWI Regional Committee President for Latin America and the Caribbean and International Affairs Secretary for the New Central Workers’ Union (NCST/Brazil), joined trade union leaders representing various trade union national confederations from the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) in attending the 12th BRICS Trade Union Forum (BTUF) in Durban, South Africa last 26-27 September. Read more...


16 October 2023 05:07

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has published the conclusions of its Commission on Inquiry (COI) Report on Myanmar, showing the military junta and its linked institutions' gross abuses against the Myanmar resistance movement. Read more...


13 October 2023 14:32

BWI’s celebration of this year’s World Day of Decent Work is far from over. Proof of this, BWI launches a 6-video module about the trade unions’ role in holding companies accountable for their business and human rights responsibilities.Read more...


10 October 2023 12:43

A delegation by the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) went to Tanzania on 14 until 17 August 2023 and visited the Twiga cement company in Dar es Salaam, which is part of the Heidelberg Materials’ group of companies. Read more...


04 October 2023 09:43

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI), representing 12 million workers in the Building, Building Materials, Wood, Forestry, and Allied sectors worldwide, stands firmly in solidarity with the National Federation of Workers and Employees' Trade Unions in Lebanon (FENASOL).Read more...


02 October 2023 09:09

BWI is protesting the lack of social dialogue at the Calcia cement plant in Couvrot, France, one of the Heidelberg Materials group’s subsidiaries, as it continues to monitor a strike mounted by workers of the said plant on 6 September. Read more...


26 September 2023 10:14

This is how trade unionists saw the reinstatement to work on 18 September of trade union leader Dariusz Kawka in an IKEA Industry factory in Lubawa, Poland. This was after Kawka, , Chairperson of the NSZZ "Solidarność,” was unjustly dismissed by the company on 28 November 2022 based on false charges.
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