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09 February 2018 11:19

BWI and KFCITU release joint report on construction worker rights violations at PyeongChang 2018

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Today, as the 2018 Winter Olympics begin in PyeongChang, South Korea, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions (KFCITU) have released a joint report outlining violations of construction workers’ rights throughout the Olympic construction process.Read more...


09 May 2017 05:03

IndustriALL Global Union and Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) attended the annual shareholders meeting of LafargeHolcim on 3 May 2017, demanding tangible progress in negotiations of the Global Framework Agreement (GFA). Read more...


06 March 2017 09:38

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20 February 2017 13:43

Global trade unions represented by IndustriALL Global Union and Building and Wood Worker's International (BWI) met with representatives of LafargeHolcim on 23 January 2017 to launch the process for developing a Global Framework Agreement. Read more...


17 November 2016 14:23

15 November 2016 - The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), the organisation responsible for delivering the infrastructure required for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI).Read more...


14 November 2016 08:25

In 2016, the BWI launched the 2018 World Cup News Digest.Read more...


14 November 2016 08:23

International sporting organizations must take their responsibility to stop human rights abuses around mega sports events, the Czech-American tennis legend Martina Navratilova told.Read more...


25 October 2016 20:31

Last week 37 Filipino workers in Qatar finally got their up to 6-months delayed wages paid out by their employer – the international engineering company Mercury Engineering Qatar.Read more...


25 October 2016 20:27

Solidarity note for USW D-3 Staff in British ColumbiaRead more...