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03 May 2022 07:14

BWI attends World Forestry Congress, pushes for more social dialogue

 

“With all the tools available– ILO Standards, Recommendation and Protocols, certification schemes, procurement policies, OECD Guidelines and social dialogue – trade union organisations must be fully represented in all levels of negotiations to advance decent work, green jobs and sustainability in the forest sector.”

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29 April 2022 10:20

The ACV Construction - Industry & Energy (ACVBIE) marked this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day by taking full advantage of its worksite day last April 21 to listen to workers and better identify their concerns and problems they face in their work. Read more...


29 April 2022 09:42

On the occasion of the International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April, the Association of Occupational Safety and Health of Montenegro awarded Nenad Markovic, President of the Trade Union of Construction and Industry of Building Materials of Montenegro (SGIGMCG) for his union’s exemplary contribution to the promotion of occupational health and safety. Read more...


29 April 2022 05:48

BWI’s trade union affiliates in Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world in commemorating this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day. The trade unionists carried the themes “Health and Safety is our Right” and “Jobs shouldn’t Kill.”Read more...


28 April 2022 13:04

On 28 April, the Building and Woodworkers' International (BWI) and the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) commemorate workers who have lost their lives to workplace accidents and diseases and highlight our ongoing fight for healthy, safe and decent working conditions. 
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27 April 2022 09:40

A day before the marking of International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD), 35 participants of BWI’s World Board Meeting held a solidarity action at the iconic Broken Chair monumental sculpture in Geneva, Switzerland to push for the recognition of healthy and safe workplaces as a fundamental workers’ right.Read more...


26 April 2022 04:34

Last 17 February, BWI and its affiliate, the Union Trade Union of Workers of A.W. Faber Castell in Peru (SUTFACAP) inked a Joint Declaration on Safe and Healthy Workplaces with the management of the multinational company, Faber-Castell. Read more...


14 April 2022 12:54

BWI released a position paper on ILO Convention 155 on Occupational Safety and Health (1981) and ILO Convention 161 on Occupational Health Services (1985) as the core to secure the right to a safe and healthy working environment. Read more...


22 March 2022 07:29

The 25 kilos No More! campaign led by the Federation of Civil Construction Workers of Peru (FTCCP) and the Federation of Cement and Premixed Workers of Peru (FETRACEPPE), got the consensus of employers in the construction and cement industries in Peru and various national health and safety professionals. Read more...