Gewerkschaft

01 October 2022 03:04

Workers building Paris’ Olympic Village go on strike

 

As part of the national mobilisation called and organised by the CGT in France on 29 September 29, workers employed to build the Olympic Village in Paris went on strike to demand Effiage, the company that bagged the much sought-after infrastructure project, better wages and a share in the overall profits. Weiterlesen...


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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21 September 2022 13:36

Die Société du Grand Paris (SGP), die Bau- und Holzarbeiter Internationale (BHI) und ihre französischen Mitgliedsverbände haben eine Charta unterzeichnet, mit der soziale Verpflichtungen rund um das Projekt Grand Paris Express (GPE) eingegangen werden. Vorangegangen war ein gemeinsamer Besuch einer internationalen Gruppe auf der Baustelle des zukünftigen Bahnhofs Gustave-Roussy in Villejuif, Frankreich. Es ist das erste Mal, dass eine Delegation eine der GPE-Baustellen besucht hat.Weiterlesen...


16 August 2022 05:00

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

Gewerkschaften in Ostafrika haben ihre Untersuchungen von Projekten der internationalen Finanzinstitutionen (IFI) verstärkt, insbesondere derjenigen, die chinesische Infrastrukturprojekte finanzieren, um ihre gewerkschaftliche Aufbauarbeit bei Mega-Bauprojekten auszuweiten.
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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...