Union

27 September 2018 13:23

Germany to host the UEFA Euro 2024

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

Germany has won the bid to host the European Football Championship in 2024. This was decided today by the UEFA Executive Committee in Nyon, Switzerland.Read more...


26 September 2018 06:47

In order to give effect to the BWI Congress resolutions and the Congress action plan, the ad hoc working groups are now established. Read more...


13 September 2018 13:58

On 12 September a BWI delegation led by BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson met with the new Malaysian Minister of Human Resources, M Kula Segaran, leading to a major breakthrough on the 30 year struggle of workers at Sabah Forest Industries (SFI) for union recognition. Read more...


10 September 2018 12:00

At an event organized by the Institute for Human Rights and Business in Tokyo on 10 September, BWI’s general secretary Ambet Yuson highlighted some of the knowledge learned from the BWI’s Sports-Migration nexus campaign to strengthen the rights of workers in mega-sports events. Read more...


15 August 2018 21:24

The Building and Wood Workers’ International has been informed by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in Qatar that a 23-year old Nepalese man was killed yesterday morning, the 14th of August, while working on the project site of Al Wakram Stadium, one of the facilities for the 2022 World Cup games. Read more...


07 August 2018 18:13

The annual meeting of the BWI Africa Chinese network that was held in Nairobi from 22nd to 26th July 2018 brought together 38 participants from 20 unions and 14 countries in Africa organizing in Chinese multinational companies (MNCs). 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...


02 August 2018 08:17

While Chinese corporations spend billions in Africa unions on the continent are demanding respect for worker rights. An interview with BWI's Regional Representative for Africa and Middle East, Crecentia Mofokeng. Read more...


31 July 2018 05:05

For many years the Swiss union Unia has supported the global campaign for workers rights at mega sporting events.Read more...