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24 September 2020 13:59

Indian unions protest passage of 3 labour laws

 

Responding to the call of 10 Central Trade Unions (CTUs) in, workers, including BWI affiliates across various Indian states, took to the streets on 23 September as part of a nationwide protest against the passage of three (3) labour code amendments, which they said will only further the interests of employers.
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24 September 2020 06:33

Leading to the 7 October World Day for Decent Work, BWI Youth prepared a video to promote the need for workers to have jobs that are secure, safe and offer just wages, especially amidst a pandemic.Weiterlesen...


22 September 2020 08:10

Responding to CGT’s call, more than a hundred worker rallies and demonstrations were organized in France on September 17 to demand wages increases, more jobs, an end to pension reform, stronger ecological policies and a fairer distribution of the nation’s wealth. Paris, Marseille and Toulouse were some of the centers of these huge demonstrations. Weiterlesen...


22 September 2020 07:39

BWI initiated a youth research to highlight young workers’ increasing presence in union structures and to determine main aspects to enhance their participation in union movement. Weiterlesen...


21 September 2020 08:42

The BWI Malaysian Liaison Council’s (BWI-MLC) new set of leaders hit the ground running by giving its overwhelming support for the development and implementation of a campaign to push for a law on industrial manslaughter in Malaysia. Weiterlesen...


21 September 2020 07:34

As Filipino workers mark Ferdinand Marcos’ declaration of Martial Law 48 years ago, Global Unions add their voices in opposing the draconian Anti-Terror Law an condemning the massive human rights abuses under the Duterte regime. Weiterlesen...


18 September 2020 14:34


BWI welcomed the passage of a European Parliament resolution expressing deep concern over the deteriorating human rights situation in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte.
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18 September 2020 08:55

The CGU welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament (EP) of the “resolution on the situation in the Philippines, including the case of Maria Ressa”. The resolution provides examples of the degeneration of democracy, gross violations of human rights, and rampant violence and intimidation during the rule of President Duterte. Weiterlesen...


16 September 2020 04:46

In solidarity with the broad Philippine trade union movement, the Council of Global Unions (CGU) will hold a democracy webinar on 18 September on the recently passed Anti-Terror Law, its implications on workers' rights and how it is tied to a global authoritarian project. Weiterlesen...