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16 August 2022 05:00

Africa: Unions strengthen organising capacities in Chinese MNCs

 

BWI, together with the general secretaries, education officers, shop stewards, project coordinators and representatives of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), IndustriAll, the Africa Development Bank, 3F, and other stakeholders, held a two-day hybrid network meeting on how to engage Chinese multinational companies (MNCs) in the region last 28-29 July in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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13 August 2022 16:31

In the 100-day countdown for a decent work legacy, the SC standards, enforcement mechanisms and implementation capacity which included the involvement of migrant workers in the process through the Workers Welfare Forums, should be enacted across the country and through all construction projects.Weiterlesen...


25 July 2022 03:35

In an attempt to strengthen their organising work in mega construction projects, Trade unions in East Africa beefed up their research work on international financial institutions (IFIs), particularly those that fund Chinese infrastructure projects.Weiterlesen...


06 July 2022 04:12

BWI has partnered with the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC) to take stock of various worker experiences with global infrastructure developments.  Weiterlesen...


04 July 2022 10:36

As part of the Building and Woodworkers’ International’s (BWI) Global Conference on the Belt and Road Initiative held in the Philippines last June, trade unionists from different parts of the world joined a field visit to the country’s first ever Metro Manila Subway Project. Weiterlesen...


22 June 2022 04:54

An agreement was signed on 21 June between construction unions, FeNEAL, the Italian Federation of Construction and Allied Workers (FILCA), The Italian Federation of Wood, Building and Allied Workers (FILLEA), and the Italian Footballers’ Association and the Italian Football Coaches’ Association to promote the rights and dignity of workers employed at major sports infrastructure projects. Weiterlesen...


15 June 2022 04:44

“Chinese MNCs’ treatment of workers depends on the strength of unionists.” This was the takeaway point made by trade unionists who attended BWI’s Global Conference on China’s Belt and Road Initiative.Weiterlesen...


15 June 2022 04:14

In a collective and sustainable effort to respond to the challenges imposed by the emergence of Chinese multinational companies in the global construction industry, BWI organised a Global Conference on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) from 12 to 14 June in Manila, Philippines.Weiterlesen...


15 April 2022 05:27

Vor dem Hintergrund rascher Veränderungen der Arbeitswelt, unter anderem in der Bauindustrie, fordern Baugewerkschaften in Ländern des südlichen Afrikas sofortiges Handeln, um dem Klimawandel zu begegnen und zu gewährleisten, dass Arbeitnehmer neue Kompetenzen erwerben, die sie auf die Zukunft der Arbeit vorbereiten.

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