Rights

15 July 2022 00:11

Latin America and the Caribbean: Youth build proposals for the future

 

The young leaders of the BWI Regional Youth Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean (RYC-LAC) met online to mark their 4th Statutory Meeting last 29 June.Read more...


14 July 2022 15:38

On 6 July 2022, Mexico, represented by Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, Martha Delgado Peralta, deposited the instrument of ratification of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on violence and harassment in workplaces, together with Recommendation 206, at the ILO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
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11 July 2022 15:14

A recent public hearing organised by the Sports Committee of Germany’s federal parliament once again highlighted the challenging human rights situation in Qatar, host of this year’s World Cup.
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04 July 2022 04:37

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released its Global Rights Index for 2022 and listed the 10 worst countries for working people.Read more...


29 June 2022 15:10

Around 180 members of the BWI-affiliated Turkish Wood and Paper Industry Workers’ Union (AGAC-IS) were illegally dismissed by ASD Laminat as part of the company’s retaliatory move after the union won a recent court decision affirming its right to organise and collectively bargain. Read more...


29 June 2022 03:43

I am Dianalie Patagan, President of the Women Welders’ Guild (WWG), which is affiliated to the Association of Women Workers in the Construction Industry (AWWCI) and the National Union of Building and Construction Workers (NUBCW) in the Philippines. Read more...


10 June 2022 05:36

The United Rank and File Employees of J&T Express-FFW (URFE-J&T-FFW) in Laguna, Philippines successfully staged a three-day strike to protest the J&T management’s unfair labour practice (ULP). Read more...


25 May 2022 05:31

My name is Dorcas Wanjiku Gichuki. I am the Branch Secretary and National-level Board Member of the Kenya Building and Construction Employees Union. Read more...


23 May 2022 06:46

The Global Unions reiterate their commitment to pursue Global Compact on Migration (GCM) implementation strategies that promote social, racial, gender, economic and climate justice. We stand ready to work with states to advance a new social contract, and an inclusive recovery that puts people over profit. We therefore express our disappointment that the Progress Declaration on the implementation of the GCM fails to include a strong commitment to international labour standards that are fundamental to ensuring that migrant workers’ human and labour rights are respected. The Progress Declaration was adopted today by governments convened at the First UN International Migration Review Forum (IMRF) from 17-20 May.
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