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02 December 2022 06:17

Ghana: Unionists train on OHS and labour clauses for better MNC organising

 

25 trade unionists from West and East Africa attended a three-day training last 28-30 November on occupational health and safety and labour clauses in the context of organising workers in multinational companies. Read more...


15 November 2022 05:02

In an effort to re-intensify their campaign against the use of asbestos at workplaces, BWI’s trade union affiliates in Zimbabwe held a two-day workshop last 27-28 October. Read more...


14 November 2022 09:50

Nigeria on 8 November 2022 deposited with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) the instrument of ratification of ILO Convention No. 190 on the Violence and Harassment in the World of Work. It becomes the 22nd country next to Panama to ratify the said convention.

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03 November 2022 07:20

A 140 year old bridge over the Machchhu river in the Gujarat State of India collapsed on 30 October killing 140 people and injuring more than a 100. The bridge, popularly known as the Morbi bridge, is a pedestrian suspension bridge which was closed for repairs in March 2022.

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31 October 2022 12:45

The Building and Woodworkers' International (BWI) joins its South Korean affiliates in expressing its deep condolences to the families of the 153 people, many of whom young people, who died in a stampede during Halloween festivities in Seoul on 30 October.
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27 October 2022 06:18

Last 4-7 October, BWI held its 5th World Congress in Madrid, Spain. Attended by more than 750 trade union delegates worldwide, BWI looked back to its major achievements in securing occupational health and safety in the past five years as it looks forward to more victories in the future.
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21 October 2022 06:00

Türkey is in a deep state of sorrow following an explosion at a state-owned coal mine in Amasra on 15 October that left 41 mine workers dead and many others seriously injured.
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14 October 2022 18:21

Trade union representatives affiliated with the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) were elated with the overwhelming support that they received from the cross-chamber members of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) on key policies during the council’s general assembly last 9-14 October in Bali, Indonesia. Read more...


28 September 2022 08:28

In its effort to set up an international quality label for future mega sporting events, the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) on 22 September successfully gathered key industry players working on the various infrastructure in France related to the 2024 Olympic Games and the Grand Paris Express.
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