Union

17 April 2019 10:37

El Salvador: LafargeHolcim hinders and attacks the union

 

In June 2018, at the Holcim El Salvador plant in Metapán in the north of El Salvador, eight leaders from the first Board of Directors of SICCA [Union for the Cement Industry and Allied Workers] were dismissed the day after having presented the union to the Ministry of Labour.Read more...


28 March 2019 07:32

The audit report underlines positive findings and areas of improvement identified by BWI and other trade union representatives.
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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...


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...


03 December 2018 14:08

From 27 to 29 November 2018, 25 Unions’ Research Experts for Organising in International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and Multinational Corporations (MNCs) met in Nairobi, Kenya to share the results of a study made by a research team of Profundo on a sample selection of five IFIs projects in East Africa.Read more...


16 November 2018 23:15

At the PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) General Assembly which took place this week in Geneva, Switzerland, the members adopted a new benchmark of requirements that forest owners or managers must meet to get PEFC certification.Read more...


15 November 2018 13:19

The threat of a strike action at the 870MW Suki Kinari hydro project in Northern Pakistan has compelled China Gezhouba Group to accept key workers’ demands, according to the Pakistan Federation of Building and Wood Workers’ (PFBWW).Read more...


08 November 2018 12:35

The global union network at HeidelbergCement held two days of intensive discussions and exchanges on 1 and 2 November in Frankfurt, Germany, about the situation in different countries where the company is present.Read more...


29 October 2018 08:44

On 1-4 October the BWI participated in the Human Rights Advisory Board’s visit to Doha, Qatar. The Board met with FIFA’s Local Organising Comitte and the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy which is responsible for building the infrastructure around the World Cup. Read more...