Droits syndicaux

06 June 2024 05:48

Croatia: Forestry union elects new leaders, secures wage hike agreement

 

The Croatian Forestry Union (CFU) held its VIII Electoral Assembly in Marija Bistrica, culminating in the election of new leadership for the term 2024-2029Lire la suite...


05 June 2024 10:52

Geneva, 5 June 2024 - In a landmark case, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) is filing two formal complaints with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) against Saudi Arabia for severe human rights abuses and wage theft involving at least 21,000 construction workers by various but mainly two now-bankrupt Saudi construction companies alone.Lire la suite...


17 May 2024 07:09

On 26 April, 250 workers from STAEDTLER's factories in Nuremberg, Neumarkt, and Sugenheim participated in a protest demanding higher wages and better benefits. Lire la suite...


30 April 2024 03:57

In collaboration with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), TUCC, represented by Kathrin Meisner and Bethuel Maserumule, 26 BWI affiliates from 11 countries pushed to bolster labour rights and representation within projects spearheaded by Chinese multinational companies (MNCs). Lire la suite...


22 April 2024 09:27

In a clear triumph for workers' rights, the BWI-affiliated Construction Workers’ Union of Mauritius (CMWEU) successfully negotiated a sectoral collective bargaining agreement applicable to workers in the construction sector. Lire la suite...


18 April 2024 08:42

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI), particularly its Asia Pacific Regional Office, stands in solidarity with the 22 project-based workers of the Asian Development Bank -funded (ADB) Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP) who are protesting against Cadcor Builders and Trading Corporation for delayed wages. Lire la suite...


12 April 2024 07:51

Khaing Zar Aung, a prominent labour leader from the Confederation of Trade Unions of Myanmar (CTUM), affiliated with the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI), has been honoured with the prestigious Arthur Svensson Prize for Trade Union Rights in recognition of her steadfast dedication to labour rights and democracy despite facing formidable challenges.Lire la suite...


04 April 2024 06:42

Last March, 15 representatives, including 5 women and 5 youth, from 8 BWI affiliates in East Africa convened in Nairobi, Kenya for an FNV Evaluation & Planning Workshop. In the said training, the unions celebrated significant achievements they had last year, notably the successful recruitment of approximately 3,227 new members in construction, infrastructure, and PIP projects.Lire la suite...


02 April 2024 09:27

In an effort to empower trade unionists on the United Nations’ complaint mechanisms, a delegation comprising four representatives—two of whom were women and three youths—from four BWI affiliates: CLAWUZ (Zimbabwe), UBCCECAWU (Uganda), FGBB (Tunisia), and TWU (Ghana), participated in an online workshop on Human Rights Complaints Mechanisms held on 27 March 27 2024.Lire la suite...