Sports Campaign

Published on 02 February 2017 10:18

Croatia: Independent Road Workers Union campaign puts an end to the exploitation of workers hired on temporary basis by private Employment agencies

In Croatia, in recent years increasingly workers got hired by Employment agencies for temporary work. The Agencies as a rule deprive workers by reducing the payment of their salaries, transportation allowances, work on weekends and holidays, work in shifts, night and overtime work, while Christmas bonuses and holiday allowances are in most of the cases not even paid at all. Read more...


Published on 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...


Published on 14 November 2016 08:25

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


Published on 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...


Published on 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...


Published on 25 October 2016 19:56

On 7th of October 2016 fatal accident happened on the World Cup Stadium in St. Petersburg. Read more...


Published on 25 October 2016 19:53

One worker died and another was injured in two accidents that occurred during the dismantling of the temporary structures of the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2016 that took place this August and September. Read more...


Published on 08 September 2016 11:14

The 4th Global Power Trade Union Congress, that was held in Chicago, United States last week has passed resolutions to support two of BWI’s global campaigns, the ‘Stop the Attacks on Korean Unions” and the ‘Red Card for FIFA’ campaign. Read more...


Published on 08 September 2016 11:06

FIFA, the Local Organising Committee (LOC), the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI), and the Russian Construction Workers Union (RBWU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in ensuring decent and safe working conditions for the construction and renovation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ stadiums. Read more...