Solidarity

20 February 2024 12:48

BWI presidium calls for global action and solidarity

 

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) recently concluded its presidium on 14-15 February 2024 in Geneva, creating the needed momentum to promote further global union solidarity amid ongoing global crises.Read more...


18 February 2024 06:32

The BWI Presidium, meeting in Geneva on 14-15 February 2024, expresses unwavering support and solidarity with the Single National Union of the Construction and Similar Industries of Panama (SUNTRACS) as they struggle to defend their land and jobs, as well as they freedom to exist and to operate. Read more...


15 February 2024 07:06

With profound sadness, the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) bids farewell to one of our esteemed trade union leaders, David Tuhanuku. On 13 February 2024, David’s passing left an irreplaceable void in our hearts and in the labor movement.
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14 February 2024 11:11

As the war in Gaza continues, Global Union Federations are shining a light on the crisis workers face across all economic sectors. Through a series of essays and articles on our websites, we aim to expose the conflict's devastating impact on livelihoods, safety and well-being for working people while emphasizing the urgent need for a ceasefire. When possible, we will give information about how you can take action to help these workers in Gaza.Read more...


14 February 2024 10:22

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI), together with its trade union affiliates across Asia and the Pacific, expresses its vehement condemnation of the recent plan by the military junta in Myanmar to implement mandatory military service targeting the nation's young people. Read more...


07 February 2024 11:53

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) extends its deepest solidarity and condolences to the people of Chile following the devastating impact of forest fires that struck the country on 2 February 2024. BWI stands in solidarity with the members of its affiliated unions: the National Confederation of Forestry Workers (CTF), the National Federation of Industrial Unions - Arauco Chile (FENASID), the Trade Union of Workers in Masisa Mapal Plant (FETRAMAS), and the National Intercompany Industrial Construction Workers Union (SINACIN), along with their families.Read more...


01 February 2024 01:24


Global Unions joins together in a Call for Unified Action Following ICJ Ruling on Gaza Genocide Case.
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30 January 2024 06:43

In a recent meeting on 25 January 2024, the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) and the Trade Union Solidarity Centre of Finland (SASK) reaffirmed their commitment to advance progressive labour rights in Southern Africa. Read more...


29 January 2024 02:48

The Council of Global Unions (CGU) will organise a webinar on 1 February to update the international trade union movement on the situation in Myanmar, particularly the ILO COI Report and NUG Tripartite Accreditation Council, and coordinate strategies in the next ILO Governing Body meeting. Read more...