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31/3/2015

Unions target football associations demanding FIFA to change

BWI affiliates all over the world are mobilizing to put pressure on FIFA and their partners before the FIFA Congress that will be held in Zurich on the 29th of May. Despite all warnings not much have been done to reform the Kafala system of modern slavery in Qatar and the death toll keeps...

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31/3/2015

New Publication: Decent Work – Fair Play for all teams

The risk for large scale abuse of workers’ and human rights is high when Russia starts building for the 2018 World Cup, according to a new publication launched by Swedish and Finish affiliates of BWI. The publication is part of the unions’ efforts to further highlight the campaign in their...

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31/3/2015

Olympics 2016: Trade Union Action Plans was formulated to ensure decent work in the construction of the Olympic Games

About 30 trade union leaders from different states of the country, especially from Rio de Janeiro, gathered with an international delegation in the city of Rio de Janeiro for the meeting of the Campaign for Decent Work at the construction works and preparations for the Olympics 2016. The meeting...

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31/3/2015

BWI calls on affiliates in construction to conduct a Falls Stand Down Campaign

From 4 to 19 May 2015, the BWI calls on affiliates in construction to conduct a Falls Stand Down Campaign, which we are organising in conjunction with the Centre to Protect Workers Rights. You can download: A brief introduction in...

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30/3/2015

Governments refuse to support demands on Qatar

Qatar must reform its system of modern slavery and introduce workers’ rights by latest November this year, after a decision at the Governing body of the International Labour Organization. Both workers and employers representatives at the ILO have called on Qatar to take immediate action to...

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29/3/2015

NEPAL: Trade Unions sign MoU with the Department of Foreign Employment to promote Safe Migration

Continuing with the efforts to promote safe migration, the BWI Nepalese Affiliates Committee (BWI-NAC) comprising of CAWUN and CUPPEC along with their respective national centres - Nepal Trade Union Congress (NTUC) and General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT) signed a Memorandum of...

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26/3/2015

Trade Union Action at Holcim General Assembly April 13 2015 - leaflets

Trade Union Action at Holcim General Assembly April 13 2015 No Merger Without Workers' Rights! Trade Unions Take Action on April 13th. See leaflets hereunder for details and union demands. English ...

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26/3/2015

Chrysotile and the Rotterdam Convention - ACT NOW!

The BWI is asking all unions: To send the attached letter to your government. 
The BWI wants chrysotile asbestos included in the Rotterdam Convention, which requires exporting countries to provide information to importing countries on the dangers of using this deadly material. 

 The ILO and WHO...

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26/3/2015

Rotterdam Convention no credibility on chrysotile

At the Rotterdam Convention conference in this May in Geneva, once again the asbestos industry will make a mockery of the UN system. This Convention is now completely discredited and the procedures must be clarified regarding two thirds majority voting and be amended if necessary. 

 In 2013 at the...

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26/3/2015

Farcical Technical Workshop on Chrysotile in Rotterdam Convention – Asbestos Industry junket to Geneva

The ILO and WHO, together with European Commission and the Rotterdam Secretariat are hosting a technical workshop for numerous asbestos pseudo “trade unions”, asbestos industry representatives and pro-asbestos governments. They will participate under the umbrella of Rotterdam Convention at a...

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