Union

05 April 2021 06:00

Swedish union urges FSC to stop certifying Burmese export materials

 

GS Facket, The Swedish union of forestry, wood and graphical workers, called on the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) to stop providing certifications to raw materials exported by Myanmar’s military junta. Read more...


25 February 2021 13:15

BWI started its “Workers’ Voices Webinar Series” with a discussion on stewardship in the forestry and value chain on 17 February. Read more...


10 February 2021 17:03

Work on France's single largest construction site, the 30,000 m2  Olympic Village, will start in the spring of 2021 after getting delayed by a month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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10 February 2021 13:50

PEFC is extremely concerned about the recent developments in Myanmar. In response, it is seeking assurances from the Myanmar Forest Certification Committee (MFCC - the national member for PEFC in Myanmar) and the one PEFC chain of custody certified company in the country that the rights of workers and trade unions are not being infringed.Read more...


05 February 2021 04:50

To promote spaces for meaningful discussions among trade unionists, BWI launched the “BWI Conversations,” an informative vlog hosted by its General Secretary, Ambet Yuson. Read more...


03 February 2021 09:12

As part of BWI’s "Workers’ Voices” Webinar Series, we would like to invite you to a global webinar on stewardship in the forestry and value chain on 17 February 2021 at 16:00 to 18:30 CET.Read more...


02 February 2021 03:35

Work-related fatalities and precarious working conditions plague Turkey’s forestry sector. This was the report of the BWI-affiliated Civil Servants Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment of Turkey (TARIM ORMAN-IS) after it concluded monitoring several forest areas in the country. Read more...


27 January 2021 11:37

Ensuring workers’ health and safety are core issues that trade unions consistently fight for. With the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a growing and vocal clamour for a new way of working through strengthened health and safety measures at the workplaces.Read more...


27 January 2021 11:37

“An unlikely, but necessary partnership.” This was how BWI’s partnership with the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) on workers’ rights in Qatar was described at the global union’s two-day Global Sports Conference held November of last year.
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