Trade Union Rights

29 June 2022 15:10

ASD Laminate continues to bust union in Turkey

 

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...


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...


16 May 2022 08:32

On 19 April 2022 more than twenty leaders and activists of the Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions (BKDP) were detained by the State Security Committee. While some of them were released afterwards, at least ten are still in custody, including the BKDP President, ITUC Vice-President and ILO Governing Body member Aliaksandr Yarashuk, and BKDP Vice-President Siarhei Antusevich. They and their colleagues are prisoners of conscience.Read more...


12 May 2022 10:41

The Construction and Civil Engineering Senior Staff Association (CCESSA) successfully held its 12th National Triennial Delegates’ Conference on 8 April in Abuja, Nigeria.
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20 April 2022 03:30

BWI, in cooperation with IG Metall, organised a two-day study visit from 31 March to 1 April on digitalization and work design at the Ruhr-University’s Learning and Research Factory in Bochum, Germany. Read more...


04 April 2022 10:44

BWI’s trade union affiliates in India joined a two-day nationwide strike (Bharat Bandh) on 28 and 29 of March called by the ten Central Trade Unions (CTUs) to oppose the government’s “anti-worker, anti-farmer, anti-people and anti-national policies.” Read more...


10 March 2022 11:17

Last 2 March, the BWI-affiliated General Union of Building and Wood Workers in Egypt (GTUBWW) held a successful General Assembly in Cairo which was attended by over 450 delegates representing workers from around the country. Read more...


09 March 2022 05:56

BWI joins the CFMEU in condemning CIMIC, Australia’s largest construction company, for reportedly underpaying hundreds of workers, subcontractors and banks in its troubled Middle East operations by more than USD 500 million. Read more...


01 March 2022 13:15

The BWI-affiliated Croatian Construction Union (SGH) started an extensive organising campaign focused on Turkish workers employed at the Križevci-Koprivnica railway project. Read more...