Trade Union Rights

09 December 2021 01:31

Global unions condemn deteriorating human and trade union rights in the Philippines

 

Leading to this year’s International Human Rights Day, the Council of Global Unions (CGU) called on the Philippine government to address the alarming increase in red-tagging/terror-tagging, harassment, violence and, most especially, the killings of trade unionists in the country. Read more...


22 November 2021 15:57


Germany’s 890,000 construction workers now have a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA).
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22 November 2021 15:01

BWI’s trade union affiliate in Pakistan won additional wages for workers employed at the World Bank-funded Tarbela Dam project in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.Read more...


22 November 2021 02:25

BWI on 18 November called on Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić to end serious violations of workers’ rights at the Linglong car tire factory in Zrenjanin, Serbia. Read more...


16 November 2021 07:52

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and the Cementos Argos SA on 28 October signed a Joint Declaration expressing their commitment to reach an International Framework Agreement (IFA) which will cover the Colombian cement company’s entire operations and its workers. Read more...


15 November 2021 06:11

Alarmed by the growing right-wing attacks against trade unions worldwide, European trade unions affiliated with BWI held a meeting to discuss various ways to mount a strong democratic response to the different assaults on workers’ rights.
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10 November 2021 07:19

Last Sunday, 7 November, the BWI-affiliated Building and Woodworkers’ Trade Union Federation of Cambodia (BWTUC) held its 4th National Congress in the country’s province of Kampot. More than 35 delegates participated in the event amidst the continuing restrictions against in-person gatherings in the country.
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02 November 2021 05:18

The impact of COVID-19 on the cement industry, health and safety, clean technology and workers’ rights were among the issues discussed when more than 70 trade unionists from 20 countries met online for the joint IndustriALL, BWI and EFBWW HeidelbergCement global union network meeting. The meeting was organised with the support of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.
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27 October 2021 06:31

The BWI Africa and Middle East region held a two-day training on digital organising and communication tools for shop stewards employed in Chinese multinational companies (MNCs) in the region. Read more...