Rights

17 May 2024 07:09

IG Metall stages warning strikes at STAEDTLER

 

On 26 April, 250 workers from STAEDTLER's factories in Nuremberg, Neumarkt, and Sugenheim participated in a protest demanding higher wages and better benefits. Read more...


10 May 2024 11:25

In a significant gesture of solidarity and collaboration, a delegation from Building and Wood Workers International (BWI), which recently visited the Philippines for a series of construction inspections, paid a courtesy call to newly appointed Secretary Hans Cacdad of the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW).Read more...


10 May 2024 03:44

Amid a vibrant atmosphere of camaraderie and solidarity, the second BWI Global Youth Festival commenced with fervent speeches and calls to action. Read more...


05 May 2024 22:28

As part of this year’s celebration of BWI Africa and Middle East Women’s Holding the Line series of articles, we tell the story of Amel Mannai, a Tunisian worker and member activist of the Fédération Générale du Bâtiment et du Bois (FGBB) union.
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30 April 2024 03:57

In collaboration with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), TUCC, represented by Kathrin Meisner and Bethuel Maserumule, 26 BWI affiliates from 11 countries pushed to bolster labour rights and representation within projects spearheaded by Chinese multinational companies (MNCs). Read more...


26 April 2024 09:53

The Community Leaders Forum (CLF) is back after a two-year pause, to revamp dialogue and drive change for workers' rights in Qatar. Read more...


22 April 2024 09:27

In a clear triumph for workers' rights, the BWI-affiliated Construction Workers’ Union of Mauritius (CMWEU) successfully negotiated a sectoral collective bargaining agreement applicable to workers in the construction sector. Read more...


18 April 2024 08:42

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI), particularly its Asia Pacific Regional Office, stands in solidarity with the 22 project-based workers of the Asian Development Bank -funded (ADB) Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP) who are protesting against Cadcor Builders and Trading Corporation for delayed wages. Read more...


12 April 2024 07:51

Khaing Zar Aung, a prominent labour leader from the Confederation of Trade Unions of Myanmar (CTUM), affiliated with the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI), has been honoured with the prestigious Arthur Svensson Prize for Trade Union Rights in recognition of her steadfast dedication to labour rights and democracy despite facing formidable challenges.Read more...