Union

09 June 2021 10:13

Belgium: Unions and football association agree to a platform to monitor Qatar’s migrant workers

 

BWI’s Belgian trade union affiliates on 7 June met with the Royal Belgian Football Association (URBSFA) in Brussels to discuss ways on how the latter can help in promoting migrant workers’ rights and improving their working and living conditions, especially those working in Qatar. Read more...


08 June 2021 07:41

17 months before the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, players and members of the Norwegian football team and the Norwegian Football Federation (NFF) wore t-shirts bearing the message “fair play for migrant workers” before its game against Greece on 6 June. Read more...


19 May 2021 09:11

Recognising the achievements of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) in improving the plight of migrant workers in Qatar who laboured the 2022 World Cup infrastructure, the Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) put forward a list of proposals for the effective enforcement of labour reforms in the country.Read more...


05 April 2021 06:00

GS Facket, The Swedish union of forestry, wood and graphical workers, called on the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) to stop providing certifications to raw materials exported by Myanmar’s military junta. Read more...


25 February 2021 13:15

BWI started its “Workers’ Voices Webinar Series” with a discussion on stewardship in the forestry and value chain on 17 February. Read more...


10 February 2021 17:03

Work on France's single largest construction site, the 30,000 m2  Olympic Village, will start in the spring of 2021 after getting delayed by a month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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10 February 2021 13:50

PEFC is extremely concerned about the recent developments in Myanmar. In response, it is seeking assurances from the Myanmar Forest Certification Committee (MFCC - the national member for PEFC in Myanmar) and the one PEFC chain of custody certified company in the country that the rights of workers and trade unions are not being infringed.Read more...


05 February 2021 04:50

To promote spaces for meaningful discussions among trade unionists, BWI launched the “BWI Conversations,” an informative vlog hosted by its General Secretary, Ambet Yuson. Read more...


03 February 2021 09:12

As part of BWI’s "Workers’ Voices” Webinar Series, we would like to invite you to a global webinar on stewardship in the forestry and value chain on 17 February 2021 at 16:00 to 18:30 CET.Read more...