Trade Union Rights

21 April 2021 06:27

Sabah workers demand release of delayed wages and allowances

 

Members of the Sabah Timber Employees Union (STIEU) has castigated the Sabah forest Industries (SFI) and the state government for failing to release the salaries of 2,000 workers for the months of December 2020 and January 2021 respectively. Read more...


21 April 2021 02:36

Last 15 April, the BWI-affiliated Timber Employees Union of Peninsular Malaysia (TEUPM) became the sole and exclusive bargaining organisation of workers at the Hok Lai Timber Company, after it won in a certification of election determined through secret ballot. Read more...


19 April 2021 09:16

 The threat of a strike action by ninety one (91) workers prevented a HeidelbergCement subsidiary in Belgium from implementing labour subcontracting schemes.
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16 April 2021 05:39

The Lava Jato operation, also known as operation car wash, which led to the unjust imprisonment of former Brazilian president Lula da Silva, was recently declared illegitimate due to the lack of impartiality of investigative judge Sergio Moro. This was after a Brazilian court on 8 March cleared da Silva of all criminal convictions stemming from the case. Read more...


15 April 2021 11:43

BWI Workers' Voices Webinar Series (GS Report 2021)Read more...


14 April 2021 14:45

On 29 March, the Belgian members of the BWI, AVC/CSC-BiE and the FGTB, joined forces to organise a national strike day that affected all sectors. It sent a strong message to employers during negotiations of an inter-professional agreement concerning wage increases, better working conditions and better end-of-career arrangements. Social partners failed to reach an agreement by the established deadline.Read more...


13 April 2021 08:31

The BWI Regional Duratex International Workers’ Network in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) recently met to discuss Duratex’s attempts to rollback labour rights and weaken trade unions by taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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05 April 2021 10:44

On 7 April, it will be one full year since the untimely passing of our beloved Jin Sook Lee. A true and consistent champion of the working class and gender equality, Jin Sook lived a well-spent life dedicated to the building of a better world for all. We will always remember her as a trade union leader, women advocate, mother, wife and comrade.
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05 April 2021 02:42

Kyrgystan’s trade unions continue to face state harassment and interference even in the middle of a raging pandemic. Read more...