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25 August 2023 09:03

India: Trade unions raise alarm on growing number of fatal infrastructure accidents

 

An under construction railway bridge collapsed in the Sairang area of India’s Mizoram State on 23 August which resulted in the death of 23 construction workers, many of whom were migrants from the West Bengal State. Read more...


13 July 2023 07:07

Brazil’s Ministry of Labor and Employment resumed the activities of a tripartite commission working on guidelines on workplace health and safety in the construction sector. Read more...


06 July 2023 02:56

The Southern Africa Asbestos Network and eight (8) BWI affiliates from the region's construction industry met on 23 June and discussed recent advancements in the campaign against asbestos use in workplacesRead more...


10 May 2023 09:27

Global unions and environmental groups today released a statement calling on the 11th Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-11) to adopt an amendment to the Convention to enforce a global ban on allhighly hazardous chemicals and pesticides. Read more...


10 May 2023 03:04

With a record-breaking 238 actions in 53 countries, BWI and 98 of its affiliates worldwide once again showed that it is crucial to highlight the need to actively implement the Fundamental Right to Occupational Health and Safety (OSH). Read more...


09 May 2023 08:53

Coinciding with the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-11) which started on 1 May and will conclude on 12 May, Thirty five (35) advocates from BWI, other global unions, social movements and environmental organisations held an action today to call on the COP to adopt an amendment to the Convention to address a “veto mechanism” that has evolved regarding the listing of highly hazardous substances. Read more...


05 May 2023 03:20

BWI affiliates across Africa and the Middle East (AME) celebrated this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day together with unions from across the world under the theme ‘Make It Happen’. Read more...


05 May 2023 02:58

On International Workers Memorial Day, BWI affiliates across the Pan European region gathered together to raise their voices and demand that occupational health and safety become a reality in every workplace across the continent.
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03 May 2023 13:37

37 unions throughout the Asia Pacific area organized various mobilisations, concerted actions, and other activities to support the adoption of workplace health and safety as a fundamental worker rightRead more...