Trade Union Rights

28 November 2022 05:32

Innovative union organising gains ground in Ghana

 

Innovative trade union organising is in full swing in Ghana under the leadership of the Timber and Woodworkers’ Union (TWU).
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21 November 2022 07:44

BWI Deputy President Dietmar Schaefer, BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson and Construction Energy Timber Workers Union of Fiji (CETWUF) National Secretary John Alexander on 21 November visited one of the depots of the China Railway No. 5 Engineering Group (CR5EG) in Suva, FijiRead more...


14 November 2022 01:33

The Building and Woodworkers’ international (BWI) recently released its report on innovative unionism in the Asia Pacific regionRead more...


10 November 2022 12:43

A vast national strike over the decline in the Belgian working people’s purchasing power was organised in Belgium on 9 November. BWI Belgian affiliates ACV-Bie and FGTB reported that numerous pickets were held across the country.Read more...


08 November 2022 05:51

Amidst the lack of agreement among social partners on the renewal of a national labour agreement covering Switzerland’s construction industry, thousands of masons and unions held demonstrations in the country’s different cities, including Geneva, on 7 November. Read more...


07 November 2022 06:03

The Turkish Wood and Paper Industry Workers’ Union (AGAC-IS) went on strike on 27 October as a response to the years-long union busting and other labour rights violations of ASD Laminat, a Turkish wood processing company infamous for its anti-union policies. Read more...


13 October 2022 15:00

We hereby invite representatives and employees of trade unions throughout the world to nominate candidates for next year's award of the Arthur Svensson international prize for trade union rights. Deadline is 1st of January 2023.Read more...


07 October 2022 06:49

Demonstrating the value of union campaigns and mobilisations in pushing for the recognition and respect of labour rights, BWI’s Global Conference on Innovative Unionism held a session on 4 October for affiliates to share ground-breaking actions and strategies to improve labour standards and conditions.Read more...


05 October 2022 17:56

Members of BWI’s World Council on 5 October 2022 welcomed the signing of the first international framework agreement (IFA) outside of Europe with a multinational company.
 
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