Rights

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. Read more...


18 June 2024 06:49

In the first two weeks of June, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) joined government, employer, and worker delegates from 187 Member States at the 112th International Labour Conference, with more than 50 representatives of its affiliates at the conference.
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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.Read more...


07 June 2024 06:20

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) has released a comprehensive report detailing the severe exploitation of Vietnamese and Indian workers at the Linglong tire factory construction site in Zrenjanin, SerbiaRead more...


06 June 2024 05:48

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


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.Read more...


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. Read more...


10 May 2024 11:25

In a significant gesture of solidarity and collaboration, a delegation from Building and Wood Workers International (BWI), which recently visited the Philippines for a series of construction inspections, paid a courtesy call to newly appointed Secretary Hans Cacdad of the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW).Read more...


10 May 2024 03:44

Amid a vibrant atmosphere of camaraderie and solidarity, the second BWI Global Youth Festival commenced with fervent speeches and calls to action. Read more...