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30 June 2020 15:50

BWI condemns attack on picket line of laid off workers at Holcim cement Davao plant

 

“The Building and Wood Workers’ International, BWI, condemns the cowardly attacks on the picket line of laid off workers at Holcim Cement Davao Plant in Davao Philippines on April 22, 2020 by unknown persons taking advantage of the COVID pandemic crisis and 'stay at home' order of the government “, says Ambet Yuson, BWI General Secretary.

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10 February 2020 07:13

Nuremberg, Germany: BWI – IG Metall Annual Coordination Meeting on the implementation of International Framework Agreements
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12 December 2019 12:13

The Building and Wood Workers’ international (BWI) and SENTRO is today filing a complaint against the Swiss cement giant LafargeHolcim, regarding their lack of respect for workers’ rights at their plant in Davao, Philippines.Read more...


17 October 2019 11:45

Workers at Wendt Corporation, a plant based in Buffalo New York succeeded in winning their two-year fight for a collective bargaining agreement. The workers joined the Ironworkers Union (Local 576) in 2017 and they have been battling the management for its first contract. Finally, this past August the union and the management agreed to an agreement after nearly 60 sessions of negotiations. During the negotiations the Wendt management harassed union members and threatened to lay-off workers.

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17 April 2019 10:37

In June 2018, at the Holcim El Salvador plant in Metapán in the north of El Salvador, eight leaders from the first Board of Directors of SICCA [Union for the Cement Industry and Allied Workers] were dismissed the day after having presented the union to the Ministry of Labour.Read more...


12 February 2019 10:23

From 4 to 9 February, the Russian Timber Workers’ Trade Union (RTWU) ran an organizing drive at an IKEA factory in Tikhvin, Russia.Read more...


27 June 2018 06:42

Joint Media Release: The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and Public Services International (PSI) Asia Pacific Regional OrganisationsRead more...


18 March 2016 20:59

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