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15 December 2020 12:01

Unions intensify campaign to ban asbestos

 

BWI affiliates in Africa and Middle East Region decided to intensify its national campaigns on asbestos to counter the aggressive marketing campaign of asbestos-producing and exporting countries. Read more...


04 December 2020 13:40

“There can be no health without mental health.” This was the message of a webinar organised by BWI in Africa and the Middle East on the psychological effects of COVID-19 to workers last 30 November.
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18 November 2020 11:14

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is reportedly on its way in banning all asbestos-containing products in projects it finance. Read more...


16 November 2020 11:18

“Workers in precarious employment relationships are exposed to greater COVID-19 risks.”

This was the conclusion reached by BWI affiliates in West and Central Africa as they discussed ways on how to address COVID-19’s impact on the already dilapidating situation of precarious workers in the region.
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10 November 2020 04:38

BWI’s affiliated construction unions in Southern Africa recently held a trainers’’ training on labour inspections among trade unionists from Mauritius (CMWEU), Mozambique (SINTICIM), Namibia (MANWU), South Africa (BCAWU and NUM), Zambia (NUBEGW) and Zimbabwe (CLAWUZ and ZCATWU).Read more...


03 November 2020 13:19

Here is BWI's list of its remaining Workers' Voices webinars for this year and what online education events to expect for 2021. Make sure to mark them all on your calendars! The pandemic may have limited our physical movement, but certainly not our desire to continue to educate and learn from each other.Read more...


28 October 2020 23:16

As we mark the Global Day for Care on 29 October, BWI calls on all governments to invest in free, equitable and quality public health and care systems. BWI calls on governments to lift all the barriers and obstacles imposed on the working people for them to access health and care services and guarantee equal decent living standards for all. Read more...


21 October 2020 10:30

Histadrut promotes occupational health and safety standards to Israeli and Palestinian workersRead more...


14 October 2020 01:47

Under the theme “Decent Work. Better Future,” BWI affiliates in Bangladesh, India and Nepal marked this year’s World Day for Decent Work last 7 October with various trade union activities. Read more...