Rights

19 June 2019 08:38

PHILLIPINES: BWI condemns murder of Trade Union Organizer

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

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11 June 2019 06:44

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07 June 2019 06:18

More than 800 million women have experienced some form of violence and harassment, ranging from physical assault to verbal abuse, bullying and intimidation.Read more...


30 May 2019 10:32

First BWI International Youth Committee Meets to Develop Global Youth Action PlanRead more...


23 April 2019 13:20

On 12 April 2019, the Kyrgyz governmental working group on amending the trade union laws published its latest draft law on trade union rights. The proposal will seriously hinder the possibilities to organise and bargain collectively.
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17 April 2019 06:47

The BWI European Regional Youth Assembly was held on 10-14 April 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden hosted by BWI Swedish affiliates. The youth delegates representing twenty unions from fifteen countries throughout Europe elected six members of the regional committee. The delegates also elected Jakob Wagner of BYGGNADS-Sweden as the Chair.Read more...


17 April 2019 06:46

Participants at the first European Regional Youth Assembly that took place in Stockholm, Sweden partook in an action at Sergel square at the city centre to protest the high level of deadly workplace accidents in the construction sector and send a clear message that every worker has the right to safe working conditions, as the right to live comes before profit.Read more...


15 April 2019 06:44

13 April: Today the Korean Construction Workers’ Union (KCWU) affiliated to the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions (KFCITU) held a rally demanding the government guarantee construction workers basic labor rights in front of Namdaemun on April 13th. Then they marched to join more than 20,000 at the main rally organized by its national center, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU). The key demands of the main rally included ratify ILO core convention including conventions 87 and 98; amend Article 2 of the Labour Union Act; and guarantee specially-employed workers such as self-employed, contractor, and “misclassified” workers basic labor rights.”Read more...


05 April 2019 19:44

On 4 April 2019 BWI affiliates---UOCRA, UECARA, FOCRA, and USIMRA---in Argentina joined trade unions in other sectors marched to protest against adjustment policies of Mauricio Macri’s government.Read more...