Rights

27 October 2021 06:31

Africa: BWI trains shop stewards on digital organising

 

The BWI Africa and Middle East region held a two-day training on digital organising and communication tools for shop stewards employed in Chinese multinational companies (MNCs) in the region. Read more...


21 October 2021 08:24

Taking full advantage of a joint platform for social dialogue established early this year between trade unions and employers, the Trade Union of Construction and Industry of Construction Materials of Bosnia and Herzegovina (SGIIGMBIH) successfully signed a branch CBA with the Association of Employers of FBiH (UPFBiH) covering more than 26,700 workers.
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21 October 2021 07:30

As a result of the joint efforts of BWI affiliates in Bosnia and Herzegovina, several branch collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) were successfully signed by trade unions and employers this year.Read more...


20 October 2021 14:22

Workers of the Chinese-owned Sinohydro Corporation in Zimbabwe won a major victory when it persuaded the company to yield to their demands of a salary review, better working conditions and free transportation, among others.Read more...


20 October 2021 12:49

My name is Dalila Seesahaye. Similar to many women trade unionists, I aspire for an equal and better future for myself and my family. I yearn for a future where women workers are not discriminated against and enjoy decent work and living wages regardless of their gender. Read more...


19 October 2021 07:45

In its 3rd Statutory Meeting last 14 September, the BWI Regional Youth Committee for the Latin America and the Caribbean (RYC-LAC) pushes for the signing of agreements between trade unions and vocational training institutions on the professional skills certification of young workers. Read more...


18 October 2021 06:12

Women trade union leaders of BWI in the Latin America and the Caribbean held its 14th Regional Women Committee (RWC) Meeting on 16 September where they reported on the output of their numerous initiatives and engagements in the region. Read more...


14 October 2021 01:32

BWI held its first ever youth-led webinar to mark World Day for Decent Work last 7 October. Read more...


12 October 2021 04:26

Coinciding with the World Day for Decent Work on 7 October, Ukraine’s trade unions launched their biggest protest to date against the government’s plan to change the country’s labour and trade union legislation, asserting that it will undermine workers’ social guarantees.Read more...