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15 October 2021 03:09

South Africa: Unions urge gov’t to join global call against asbestos use

 



BWI’s South African affiliates called on their government to join the global community in calling for the total ban on the use of asbestos at workplaces, particularly in the construction sector, as asserted by the Rotterdam Convention.
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14 October 2021 02:28

BWI held a three-day visit to Turkey on 1-3 October to touch base with its affiliates, the Turkish Forestry Workers’ Union (ORMAN-IS) and the Civil Servants’ Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment Sectors (TARIM ORMAN-IS).
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12 October 2021 03:04

In an effort to push forward the campaign to ban the use of asbestos in workplaces, Zimbabwean trade unions affiliated with BWI held a two-day online forum with representatives from the government and employers’ groups on 30 September- 1 October. Read more...


05 October 2021 08:57

The Asia Ban Asbestos Network (ABAN) held a three-day online conference last 28-30 SeptemberRead more...


30 September 2021 05:55

BWI on 17 September held a Global Health and Safety meeting which was attended by more than 200 participants from different trade union affiliates, global and regional staff and partner social movements.
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28 September 2021 04:55

The BWI Global OHS Brigades Open Online Training Course is open to trade unionists and worker leaders from BWI affiliates worldwide. Read more...


11 September 2021 14:42

BWI is opening its Global OHS Brigades Online Training Course to all its affiliate trade unionists and worker leaders worldwide to build trade union capacity in addressing health and safety challenges and maximising reform spaces amidst COVID-19. Read more...


26 August 2021 06:46

The precarious working condition of Turkey’s forest workers and rangers took center stage after more than 200 forest fires burnt 1,600 square kilometres of the country’s forests, including villages in its Mediterranean region. The wildfires which started from July to August 24, 2021 have reportedly killed 8 people. Read more...


24 August 2021 05:12

The Forest, Wood Processing and Paper Trade Union of Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) held recently a national assembly and unanimously re-elected Vlado Pavlovic as president. Read more...