Solidarity

04 October 2022 15:49

BWI World Board reviews final congress preps, lauds high delegate turnout

 

A day before the formal opening of its 5th World Congress, BWI’s World Board met on 4 October 2022 at the Marriot Hotel and Conference Centre in Madrid, Spain.

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30 September 2022 11:16

The IG Bauen-Agrar-Umwelt (IG BAU), a German construction and building materials union, held its Congress last 26 September in Kassel, Germany.

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28 September 2022 10:56

Italy is expected by many observers to form its most right-wing government since World World II after far-right politician Giorgia Meloni won the country’s recent election, making her the country's first female prime minister.Read more...


26 September 2022 09:42

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI), representing 12 million workers worldwide, stands in solidarity with Weyerhaeuser timber workers in Oregon and Washington who are currently fighting the unfair negotiating tactics and practices of their company management. Read more...


19 September 2022 02:26

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) is calling on all its affiliates worldwide to organise mass actions from 19 to 23 of September to call on the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to immediately and unconditionally recognise Myanmar’s National Unity Government (NUG). Read more...


15 September 2022 03:19

Since the 2021 coup that toppled Myanmar's democratic government, the military junta has killed more than 2,000 civilians including trade unionists and children, arrested more than 14,000, and displaced more than 1 million people.
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13 September 2022 08:05

Coinciding with the opening today of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) joins the global clamour for the UNGA to fully recognise the credentials of Myanmar’s National Unity Government (NUG) as the one and true government of the Myanmar people. Read more...


08 September 2022 13:58

One month before its 5th World Congress, the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) launched a special website dedicated to the global union’s much anticipated international event this year.
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01 September 2022 06:35

BWI stands in solidarity with its Pakistani affiliates by providing support to the Pakistan Construction Federation (PCF) and the Bhatta Workers Federation (BWF) to facilitate relief efforts to affected communities, including workers’ families in the construction and brick kiln industry.

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