Droits

03 August 2021 05:55

#WomenSpeak: The story of Brazil’s Rita Assis

 

My name is Rita Assis. I have been a woodworker for 38 years now. I have always believed in the role of trade unions to shape better working conditions. This is why I joined union mobilisations and struggles to demand improvements for our sector. I became a member of SOMSJOP on 12 December 1994, when I was working in a lumber company. In 1999, I was elected as Union Deputy Director, and in 2001, as Finance Secretary. Currently, I have the honour of occupying the presidency of the union.Lire la suite...


21 July 2021 07:24

Pour célébrer la Journée internationale de la jeunesse 2021, l’IBB appelle ses affiliés, ses partenaires et les jeunes travailleurs à faire campagne sur le thème « DES FORMATIONS POUR FAVORISER LA RÉSILIENCE ».Lire la suite...


19 July 2021 09:00

My name is Nancy Estepa. I have been a worker in Colombia’s cement industry for approximately 15 years. I have been a union leader for two years now.
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19 July 2021 08:58

Fifty young workers from the BWI-affiliated Union of Construction Workers (SUNTRACS) took part in a national youth meeting of the Panamanian Popular Movement last June to jointly define concrete youth-led actions to promote labour and social change in Panama.Lire la suite...


19 July 2021 08:58

After five years of trade union struggle, the state-owned enterprise KVARSYT in Ukraine shelled out UAH 5 million (USD 183,070) to its workers as partial payment to the wage debt it owed to them, on top of the UAH 1.2 million (USD 43,936) paid to the workers’ pension fund as social security contributions. Lire la suite...


15 July 2021 03:58

Fifty-four (54) workers of the ASD Laminate Factory in Düzce, Turkey were dismissed as a result of their membership to the BWI-affiliated Turkish Wood and Paper Industry Workers’ Union (AGAC-IS). Lire la suite...


14 July 2021 10:45

BWI and IndustriAll’s trade union affiliates in Ghana are strengthening their social media capacities to reach out to young workers and promote social dialogue. Lire la suite...


05 July 2021 07:04

Last 24 June, more than 180 women workers in BWI’s construction and building materials sectors gathered online to share their experiences and challenges in organising women in trades.
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02 July 2021 11:05

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) welcomed Mauritius’ ratification of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work on 1 July.
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