Rights

21 July 2021 07:24

International Youth Day 2021: Get Ready for the Future

 

To celebrate the 2021 International Youth Day, BWI is calling on its affiliates, partners, and young workers to campaign around the theme of “Get Ready for the Future: Invest Now in Skills Training.”Read more...


19 July 2021 09:00

My name is Nancy Estepa. I have been a worker in Colombia’s cement industry for approximately 15 years. I have been a union leader for two years now.
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19 July 2021 08:58

Fifty young workers from the BWI-affiliated Union of Construction Workers (SUNTRACS) took part in a national youth meeting of the Panamanian Popular Movement last June to jointly define concrete youth-led actions to promote labour and social change in Panama.Read more...


19 July 2021 08:58

After five years of trade union struggle, the state-owned enterprise KVARSYT in Ukraine shelled out UAH 5 million (USD 183,070) to its workers as partial payment to the wage debt it owed to them, on top of the UAH 1.2 million (USD 43,936) paid to the workers’ pension fund as social security contributions. Read more...


15 July 2021 03:58

Fifty-four (54) workers of the ASD Laminate Factory in Düzce, Turkey were dismissed as a result of their membership to the BWI-affiliated Turkish Wood and Paper Industry Workers’ Union (AGAC-IS). Read more...


14 July 2021 10:45

BWI and IndustriAll’s trade union affiliates in Ghana are strengthening their social media capacities to reach out to young workers and promote social dialogue. Read more...


05 July 2021 07:04

Last 24 June, more than 180 women workers in BWI’s construction and building materials sectors gathered online to share their experiences and challenges in organising women in trades.
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02 July 2021 11:05

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) welcomed Mauritius’ ratification of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work on 1 July.
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02 July 2021 05:14

The newly-elected state government of Tamil Nadu in India has reconstituted the state’s construction workers’ welfare board headed by Tamil Nadu Construction Workers Central Union (TKTMS) President Ponkumar Ponnuswamy. Read more...