Rights

08 March 2022 06:42

End the multiple crises! Fight for and win a gender-equal future!

 

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) marks this year’s celebration of the International Women’s Day by drawing attention to the plight of women workers, especially those caught in the middle of multiple crises and conflictsRead more...


07 March 2022 09:14

Woman trade unionist and BWI European Women’s Committee Vice Chair Ivana Dimitrova said that women construction workers must not allow their agenda and interests be dismissed, rendering them invisible in the industry. Read more...


07 March 2022 08:32

Zimbabwe’s women trade unionists and workers join BWI in its week-long campaign to mark this year’s International Women’s Day. Read more...


01 March 2022 13:15

The BWI-affiliated Croatian Construction Union (SGH) started an extensive organising campaign focused on Turkish workers employed at the Križevci-Koprivnica railway project. Read more...


01 March 2022 07:55

The Timber Employees’ Union of Peninsular Malaysian (TEUPM) on 2 December 2021 won its certification through a secret ballot election organised at the Jemaramas Jaya Furniture Company in Klang, Malaysia. However, the company reportedly retaliated by going after workers who voted in favour of the union.Read more...


24 February 2022 07:00

BWI calls on all its trade union affiliates to express their solidarity with the workers of the Suva Arterial Roads Upgrading Project-1 (SARUP 1 Contract No. FRA/TIISP/16-01) in Fiji, whose rights are persistently violated by the China Railway No 5 Engineering Group (CR5), which in charge of the project. Read more...


22 February 2022 13:33

I am Carl Siegel. I am a lawyer serving as the general counsel of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) and its Woodworker Division for the last 18 years. IRead more...


21 February 2022 15:18

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) expressed its dissatisfaction with the Philippine government’s investigation of the various incidents of violence and harassment against Filipino trade unionists under President Rodrigo Duterte. Read more...


14 February 2022 09:22

European young unionists vowed to raise and strengthen their voices against the rising number of work-related deaths coinciding in this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) on 28 April. Read more...