Trade Union Rights

03 June 2021 08:00

Turkish unions: Economic recovery must translate into wage increase

 

Saying that Turkey’s economic recovery must translate into a real increase in workers’ wages, the Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions (TÜRK-İŞ) presented to the Ministry of Labour and Social Security 17 proposals to amend the public sector’s collective agreements. Read more...


03 June 2021 06:03

Leading to BWI's World Council Meetings on 7-8 June, we are happy to release the Spanish and Portuguese versions of the BWI General Secretary Report for 2021.Read more...


02 June 2021 02:57

Kyrgyzstan President Sadyr Zhaparov on 22 May vetoed a law that will restrict the scope of trade union activities, dictate the internal structure of trade unions and place trade unions under the control of state bodies.

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26 May 2021 08:42

Global Union Federations actively working in the Asia-Pacific region released a factsheet on the worsening labour rights situation in military-ruled Myanmar. It details the widespread labour rights abuses of the military junta since its appalling power grab last February.Read more...


26 May 2021 02:52

112 Construction workers in Namibia agreed to a retrenchment package after several tussles with RCC JV TIECHMANN, a construction company tasked to construct a road between Gobabis and Amnius. Read more...


25 May 2021 04:36

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) signified its intention to send a trade union delegation to Colombia to assess its deteriorating human rights situation. Read more...


20 May 2021 04:04

Minha Casa Minha Vida ("My House, My Life”), Brazil’s biggest social housing program that aims to build a million homes, is compromised by budget cuts.

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13 May 2021 04:53



The Building and Woodworkers' International (BWI) expressed its outrage over the the reported forced labour of Indian construction workers building the Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) temple in New Jersey, United States. Read more...


07 May 2021 12:18

After a seven-day strike, the Trade Union of Construction, Paving and Earth Movement Industries Workers of the State of Ceará (SINTEPAV-CE) inked a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with companies operating the Solar Alex Project in Ceará, Brazil.Read more...