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01 November 2023 02:36

BWI joins LAC climate week, pushes for just transition and more health and safety protection

 

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) actively took part in the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW), which took place in Panama from 23 to 27 October.Read more...


31 October 2023 04:16

Thirty one (31) construction trade unionists, including seventeen (17) women leaders, from seven (7) countries met from 25 to 27 October to broaden their knowledge and awareness on climate change as well as on a broad range of other important issues such as justice and finance, technical and vocational education, and training institutions (TVETs); mental health; and occupational health and safety (OHS). Read more...


26 October 2023 00:39

In a powerful display of solidarity, over 10,000 union members, representing a coalition of trade unions, marched through Sydney's Central Business District this week, urging their government to enact an immediate nationwide ban on engineered stone, citing grave health concerns.
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17 October 2023 02:21

The relentless campaign against asbestos and the pursuit of justice for asbestos victims have developed as an essential advocacy for the trade union movement, distinguished by profound emotions and unyielding determination.Read more...


04 October 2023 09:05

Today, the European Parliament adopted the new directive on Asbestos. This is a great victory for construction workers, for national construction trade unions and for the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW), as the directive will greatly improve the protection of workers from asbestos exposure. Read more...


28 September 2023 16:05

For the first time since the pandemic, the Brazilian Technical Working Group on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) met again with the representatives of CONTICOM, FETRACONSPAR, SINDIMARMORE-ES, SINDPRES, SITICOP-MG, STICC-POA, SINTRACON-SP and QUIMICOS ABC.Read more...


26 September 2023 10:14

This is how trade unionists saw the reinstatement to work on 18 September of trade union leader Dariusz Kawka in an IKEA Industry factory in Lubawa, Poland. This was after Kawka, , Chairperson of the NSZZ "Solidarność,” was unjustly dismissed by the company on 28 November 2022 based on false charges.
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20 September 2023 05:28

With support from 3F, the BWI Africa and Middle East region hosted a two-day hybrid occupational health and safety training on 7 and 8 September.Read more...


13 September 2023 03:55

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI), with the cooperation of the Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB), is hosting the Amazonian Trade Union Network Workshop: International Standards and Mechanisms for Trade Union Action in Belém, Brazil, from 11 September to 15 September.
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