Trade Union Rights

21 January 2022 07:11

Kazakhstan: Unions push for labour reforms to address public unrest

 

Massive protest actions erupted in Kazakhstan on 2 January against a sudden and steep increase in the prices of fuel. The protests, which began in the oil-producing city of Zhanaozen, quickly spread to other cities, including the nation's largest city, Almaty. Read more...


06 January 2022 18:13

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) joins the condemnation of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s upcoming visit to Myanmar on 07 – 08 January 2022. As the current chairperson of ASEAN, Hun Sen’s visit is poor choice that undermines ASEAN’s collective stance towards the junta and legitimizes military rule in Myanmar.
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20 December 2021 05:57

BWI’s IKEA Network for Social Justice issued a newsletter which provided the latest landscape in the campaign for decent work and labour rights in the Swedish-origin, Dutch-headquartered multinational company. Read more...


14 December 2021 08:22

The BWI MENA (Middle East and North America) Trade Unions’ Network held a meeting last 24-25 November in Beirut, Lebanon, which was marked by the attendance of a Palestinian affiliate for the first time since the formation of the network. Read more...


11 December 2021 03:39

s we mark this year's International Human Rights Day, BWI prepared a video narrating its numerous efforts to help trade unions worldwide fight global authoritarianism and defend human rights and democracy. Read more...


09 December 2021 01:31

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...