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06 April 2016 12:16

Australia: Turnbull’s double dissolution threat built on lies

On 21 March Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that he will dissolve both Houses of Parliament if the Senate doesn’t pass bills to reconstitute the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC), a move which could pave the way for an election on 2 July.Read more...


06 April 2016 12:14

BWI affiliate Rakennusliitto ry – Byggnadsförbundet rf – Construction Trade Union has produced the following material in different languages for International Workers Memorial day.Read more...


06 April 2016 12:10

More than two weeks after the tragic death of Juanito B. Pardillo and injuries sustained by his two Filipino colleagues at their job site, the investigation report has yet to be concluded by the Qatari authorities.Read more...


06 April 2016 12:07

On 5 March 2016, the GFBTU held its 3rd Congress.Read more...


06 April 2016 12:05

Katy Karkolov, a crane operator and a contract worker, worked at the Machluf Bechor construction company for one year before she was fired.Read more...


06 April 2016 12:03

It's time to put an end to the silence of crane operatorsRead more...


06 April 2016 12:00

Seventy-one construction workers have received blacklisting compensation payouts averaging nearly £80,000 each.Read more...


06 April 2016 11:58

The Construction and Unorganised Workers Federation (CUWF) – a state-wide federation led by the BWI affiliate TKTMS –organized its State Level General Body meeting on 19th January 2016 at Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu State, India.Read more...


06 April 2016 11:55

After extensive negotiations in 2015, the Trade Union of Construction and Building Materials of Montenegro, SGIGMCG, concluded with the Employers Association of Montenegro the national branch Collective Bargaining Agreement on amendments to the CBA for the construction and building materials industry.Read more...