Rights

22 February 2022 13:33

#WomenSpeak: Rethinking work, equality of value

 

I am Carl Siegel. I am a lawyer serving as the general counsel of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) and its Woodworker Division for the last 18 years. IRead more...


21 February 2022 15:18

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) expressed its dissatisfaction with the Philippine government’s investigation of the various incidents of violence and harassment against Filipino trade unionists under President Rodrigo Duterte. Read more...


14 February 2022 09:22

European young unionists vowed to raise and strengthen their voices against the rising number of work-related deaths coinciding in this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) on 28 April. Read more...


11 February 2022 10:05

I am Wapenhensch Renate of IG BAU, Germany. I became a union member at the young age of 17.Read more...


10 February 2022 07:06

BWI is preparing a week-long campaign to mark this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD). The global union aims to highlight its affiliates’ achievements in campaigning for gender equality, particularly in its key four campaigns: value of women in work; ending gender-based violence, women in trades, and stopping macho culture. Read more...


10 February 2022 04:13

Following on their global framework agreement with BESIX, BWI and its Belgian affiliates on 4 February inspected the accommodation of migrant workers at the Belgian multinational’s construction site in Dubai.
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09 February 2022 09:57

BWI condemned the misogynist manifestations made by Eduardo Bolsonaro, Deputy of National Congress, regarding the participation of women workers in the activities of Brazil’s construction and engineering industry.Read more...


08 February 2022 08:34

Peru on 31 January became the fourth country in Latin America and the Caribbean to ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in the world of work, and eleventh at the global level. With 110 votes, the Peruvian Congress ratified the Convention. The country joins Uruguay, Argentina and Ecuador in ratifying the international tool.
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03 February 2022 05:39

Pakistan dam worker complaint to proceed at World Bank watchdog following mass termination

Workers at the Karot Hydroelectric project in Northern Pakistan have won the right to a full investigation regarding a complaint it filed before the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on violations of freedom of association, health and safety and other labour rules.
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