Rights

30 November 2021 10:55

BWI releases 2020 Report on 16 Days Campaign vs. Violence against Women

 

BWI released today its report on the 16 Days Campaign for Trade Union Activism on Violence Against Women, which it has undertaken in 2020. Read more...


29 November 2021 04:53

My name is Mpume Nkosi. I am a machine operator at Detpak in South Africa. I represent the CEPPWAWU where I am a shop steward, a young workers’ coordinator and member of the gender committee. I am 30 years old and a mother of three. I enjoy reading and helping other people.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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12 November 2021 04:38

BWI’s European Youth Committee (EYC) held its statutory meeting last 18 October to set its plans and other activities next year leading to BWI’s 5th World Congress in Madrid, Spain.Read more...