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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. Lee mas...


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

The Société du Grand Paris (SGP), the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) and its affiliated French trade unions have signed a charter on social commitments related to the Grand Paris Express (GPE) following a joint international visit to the construction site of the future Gustave-Roussy station in Villejuif, France. This is the first time that an international visit took place at the said site. Lee mas...


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.Lee mas...


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.Lee mas...


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.  Lee mas...


04 July 2022 10:36

Como parte de la Conferencia Global sobre la Iniciativa de la Franja y la Ruta de la Internacional de Trabajadores de la Construcción y la Madera (ICM) celebrada en Filipinas, en junio pasado, sindicalistas de diferentes partes del mundo se unieron a una visita de campo al primer Proyecto del Metro de Manila del país. Lee mas...


22 June 2022 04:54

El 21 de junio se firmó un acuerdo entre los sindicatos de la construcción FeNEAL, la Federación Italiana de Trabajadores de la Construcción y Afines (FILCA), La Federación Italiana de Trabajadores de la Madera, Construcción y Afines (FILLEA), la Asociación de Futbolistas y la Asociación Italiana de Entrenadores de Fútbol para promover los derechos y la dignidad de los trabajadores y trabajadoras empleados en los grandes proyectos de infraestructura deportiva. Este acuerdo también impulsó la protección de la salud y la seguridad de todos aquellos que participan y/o disfrutan de la infraestructura deportiva, incluidos atletas, técnicos y espectadores. Lee mas...