Trade Union Rights

27 October 2021 06:31

Africa: BWI trains shop stewards on digital organising

 

The BWI Africa and Middle East region held a two-day training on digital organising and communication tools for shop stewards employed in Chinese multinational companies (MNCs) in the region. Read more...


21 October 2021 08:24

Taking full advantage of a joint platform for social dialogue established early this year between trade unions and employers, the Trade Union of Construction and Industry of Construction Materials of Bosnia and Herzegovina (SGIIGMBIH) successfully signed a branch CBA with the Association of Employers of FBiH (UPFBiH) covering more than 26,700 workers.
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21 October 2021 07:30

As a result of the joint efforts of BWI affiliates in Bosnia and Herzegovina, several branch collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) were successfully signed by trade unions and employers this year.Read more...


20 October 2021 14:22

Workers of the Chinese-owned Sinohydro Corporation in Zimbabwe won a major victory when it persuaded the company to yield to their demands of a salary review, better working conditions and free transportation, among others.Read more...


12 October 2021 04:26

Coinciding with the World Day for Decent Work on 7 October, Ukraine’s trade unions launched their biggest protest to date against the government’s plan to change the country’s labour and trade union legislation, asserting that it will undermine workers’ social guarantees.Read more...


11 October 2021 14:10

The BWI Regional Committee in Latin America and the Caribbean held its 16th regional meeting last 23 September concluding its Statutory Meetings in the region. It called for the strengthening of BWI’s global union strategy to effectively respond to new labour realities as a result of the pandemic. Read more...


09 October 2021 09:58

To build our vision of a just and sustainable future, trade unions must flourish and for decent work to be a reality, we must be organised.
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07 October 2021 02:28

BWI’s trade union affiliates in India joined a nationwide strike (Bharat Bandh) called by different farmers’ organisations on 27 September to demand the repeal of farm laws and to oppose the country’s privatisation policy and anti-worker labour codes. Read more...


27 September 2021 05:02

More than 10,000 workers stormed the streets of Bengaluru in India on 20 September 2021 to protest the misuse of public funds under the Karnataka Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board (BOCW). Read more...