Trade Union Rights

23 January 2023 07:00

BWI and SUNTRACS visit Panama’s Metro line 3 project

 

Last 19-20 January, BWI and the National Union of Workers of Construction and Similar Industries (SUNTRACS) visited the Metro Line 3 construction site in Panama and had a meeting with its workers and management.
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20 December 2022 05:56

Finishing 2002 strong, BWI’s Global Organising Academy (GOA) on 14 December held an Organising Forum which was attended by 91 trade unionists from the regions of Africa and the Middle East (AME), Pan Europe (PEU), Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), and Asia Pacific (AP).
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12 December 2022 14:01

Peruvian trade unionists lamented the political crisis that is shaking their country and how the legislative branch is not representative of the interests of the working people. Read more...


10 December 2022 03:06

BWI Statement on the 2022 International Human Rights Day Read more...


07 December 2022 07:29

The International Labour Organization (ILO) on 6 December opened its 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) in Singapore and brought together the ILO’s tripartite constituents representing Governments, workers and employers from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States, as well as representatives of international organisations and civil society.Read more...


06 December 2022 13:24

In the Southern part of India, workers registered with the Tamil Nadu Construction Workers’ Welfare Board (TNCWWB) are now eligible for a new housing program.Read more...


28 November 2022 05:32

Innovative trade union organising is in full swing in Ghana under the leadership of the Timber and Woodworkers’ Union (TWU).
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21 November 2022 07:44

BWI Deputy President Dietmar Schaefer, BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson and Construction Energy Timber Workers Union of Fiji (CETWUF) National Secretary John Alexander on 21 November visited one of the depots of the China Railway No. 5 Engineering Group (CR5EG) in Suva, FijiRead more...


14 November 2022 01:33

The Building and Woodworkers’ international (BWI) recently released its report on innovative unionism in the Asia Pacific regionRead more...