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07 April 2021 11:33

BWI Workers’ Voices Webinar 10: Climate Change and the Forestry Sector

 

BWI invites you to its 10th “Workers’ Voices Webinar" on Climate Change and the Forestry Sector. We will discuss how climate change affects forest workers and their working conditions, how trade unions can and should respond to climate change, workers’ approaches to how their work can contribute to combat the climate crisis, and main elements of a just transition to a green future. Read more...


06 April 2021 12:54

We invite you to be part of our Global Alliance on Healthy and Safe Workplaces Campaign taking place from now up to International Workers Memorial Day on 28 April 2021. Under this campaign, we ask that you negotiate with employers in workplaces that you organise to sign a declaration jointly with you recognising the importance of Healthy and Safe Workplaces.
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26 March 2021 04:25

The Civil Servants’ Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment Sectors (TARIM ORMAN-IS) celebrated this year’s International Women Month by giving voice to rural women workers in the forestry industry. Read more...


24 March 2021 04:34

BWI, together with others in the global trade union movement, is calling on the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conference in June 2021 to establish healthy and safe workplaces as a fundamental right. The global union said that this would ensure that there is increased accountability on the part of governments and employers to international labour standards on health and safety.
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22 March 2021 11:42

BWI marked this year’s International Day of Forests by attending an event organised by the United Nations Forum on Forests’ (UNFF) on 19 March. Read more...


19 March 2021 05:25

After decades of a well-functioning collective bargaining history, the United Paper Mills (UPM) has decided not to negotiate the terms of employment of its salaried employees at any level.
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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...


16 February 2021 03:37

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) in Australia called on Multinational construction giant CIMIC Group to return a total of USD 20 million worth of Jobkeeper payments it took from taxpayers during the start of the pandemic.
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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...