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18 June 2024 07:23

BWI on the Kuwaiti fire that killed 49 migrant workers

 

It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) extends its deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the migrant workers who tragically lost their lives in the fire incident in Mangaf, Kuwait. Lee mas...


13 June 2024 04:20

Collectively responding to the escalating challenges posed by climate change, the BWI-affiliated Construction and Wood Workers’ Trade Union of Austria (GBH), the Austrian Federal Construction Guild and the Austrian Construction Industry Association (WKO Bau) have partnered with the Motorway and Expressway Financing Corporation (ASFINAG) to launch a groundbreaking campaign aimed at protecting construction workers from extreme heat conditions.Lee mas...


13 June 2024 03:34

BWI and the Labour Ministry of Qatar jointly launched an information and education campaign dubbed “Mastering Heat Stress” to manage heat stress in the workplaces and to achieve a safe and healthy working environment for migrant workers in Qatar.Lee mas...


03 June 2024 06:41

The northern states of India find themselves in the clutches of a severe heatwave, with the national capital, New Delhi, marking its highest temperature ever recorded at 52.3 degrees Celsius.Lee mas...


03 June 2024 01:22

With a record-breaking 273 actions spanning 41 countries, BWI and 95 of its affiliates have united on a global scale during the month of April to commemorate Workers’ Memorial Day and to speak out against work-related deaths.Lee mas...


23 May 2024 02:59

Last 6 May 2024, a five-story building under construction in George, South Africa, collapsed. It was reported that 81 workers (90 percent of whom were foreign nationals) were onsite at the time. Lee mas...


20 May 2024 08:12

The International Labour Organization (ILO) held a Triparitite Meeting of Experts to revise the OSH Code of Practice in Forestry Work in Geneva on 13-17May 2024. Mark Asante Ofori, the spokesperson for the Workers' Group and General Secretary of the BWI-affiliated Timber and Wood Workers (TWU) of GTUC, expressed his satisfaction with the opportunity to participate in the significant process. Lee mas...


20 May 2024 06:36

Fifteen participants, including five women, from three BWI affiliates in Tanzania (TAMICO, TUICO, and TPAWU), as well as representatives from the Association of Tanzania Employers and the Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (TUCTA), attended and participated in a two-day tripartite consultative meeting held in Tanzania on 29-30 April 2024.Lee mas...


02 May 2024 09:18

In the week of Workers' Memorial Day, BWI and one of its Philippine affiliates, the National Union of Building and Construction Workers (NUBCW), conducted a joint inspection with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) of the Malalos-Clark Railway Project. Lee mas...