Trade Union Rights

01 October 2022 03:04

Workers building Paris’ Olympic Village go on strike

 

As part of the national mobilisation called and organised by the CGT in France on 29 September 29, workers employed to build the Olympic Village in Paris went on strike to demand Effiage, the company that bagged the much sought-after infrastructure project, better wages and a share in the overall profits. Read more...


12 September 2022 06:33

The workers and management of the Sagrex Heidelbergcement company in Belgium reached a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 6 September after a week of strike actions from trade unions.Read more...


05 September 2022 08:03

150 workers have been on strike at the Sagrex-Heidelbergcement company in Belgium amidst a 31 August conciliation that has failed to deliver as expected. Read more...


01 September 2022 07:11

BWI’s Cambodian affiliate, the Building and Wood Workers’ Trade Union Federation of Cambodia (BWTUC) made history on 30 August when it successfully formed the first ever local trade unions in the country’s challenging brick kiln industry. Read more...


16 August 2022 12:54

The BWI-affiliated Indian National Cement Workers Federation (INCWF) and the All India Cement Employees’ Federation (AICEF), along with other leading trade union federations, submitted a “joint charter of demands” to the Cement Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) regarding the provisions of the next wage increase agreement (1 April 2022–31 March 2026). Read more...


16 August 2022 04:13

Seventeen (17) organisers, including 5 women, and representing several Southeast and South Asian trade unions, met last 8-10 August in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for a training and to strengthen coordination in the region under the BWI Global Organising Academy (GOA) Program.Read more...


11 August 2022 05:06

Let’s support the Ukrainian workers’ struggle for labour and union rights. Let’s call on the Ukrainian government to veto Draft law No. 5371.
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05 August 2022 05:58

As part of the BWI Global Organising Academy’s (GOA) aim to further enhance and develop unionists’ expertise in strategic organising and increase membership in various sectors, shop stewards and organisers from Africa and the Middle East met in Johannesburg, South Africa for a workshop on 25-26 July.

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01 August 2022 06:08

Last 26 July, 350 construction workers building a coal-fired power plant in South Sumatra, Indonesia went on strike over failure of their company to provide job protection guarantees. Read more...