Rights

05 February 2019 18:13

India: BWI Affiliates welcome the Draft Emigration Bill, 2019 to promote safe, orderly and regular migration

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

Globally, India is one of the major countries of origin especially for semi-skilled and unskilled workers who need protection at various levels in their migration process.Read more...


04 February 2019 13:07

On 29 January 2019, the management of Global Hydropower Associate with the help of local goons beat up the workers who were organizing plant level trade union at the workplace.Read more...


23 January 2019 06:53

After two years of intense work, the Commission on the Future of Work, established by the ILO and co-chaired by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, released its report on January 22m 2019.Read more...


12 January 2019 09:40

A general strike across India on 8-9 January 2019 has brought the economy to a virtual standstill, with organisers estimating that around 200 million workers have participated in the historical action.Read more...


20 December 2018 09:03

At the BWI Regional Conference, held in Adana, Turkey, delegates which included a strong continent of youth representatives from Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Macedonia, Georgia, and Serbia approved the establishment of a Regional Youth Committee for the first time.Read more...


18 December 2018 16:56

Over seventy trade union representatives from a number of Global Unions including the Building and Wood Workers’ International met for two days from 9-10 December in Marrakesh, Morocco to strategize, discuss and develop a global strategy to ensure the rights of migrant workers globally.Read more...


15 December 2018 17:33

Solidarity Statement:
Global unions condemn conviction of union leaders
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11 December 2018 10:16

10 December 2018: The Council of Global Unions1 strongly denounces the ill-conceived decision of a number of UN Member States not to sign the historic agreement on 10 December 2018, the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM).Read more...


11 December 2018 10:06

The BWI has released a new magazine with lessons learned from the Global Sports Campaign for Decent Work that was started back in 2007Read more...