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05 October 2020 03:38

Swedish talks on labour reform collapses, political crisis looms

 

The Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO), the Federation of Salaried Employees in Industry and Service (PTK) and the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise last week failed to reach an agreement on Sweden’s law on employment protection (LAS), shelving the idea of a better employment agreement between the parties and giving employers more power in the dismissal of workers.Read more...


04 October 2020 07:25

Israel's Histadrut reminds us that the struggle for decent work neccesitates a new social contract for recovery and resilience. Read more...


02 October 2020 01:50

Asserting that trade unions make workplaces safer for workers, BWI launched its second round of webinars dubbed as “Workers’ Voices,” with a discussion on occupational health and safety (OHS) last 16 September. Read more...


29 September 2020 05:42

The BWI Malaysia Liaison Council (BWI-MLC) met separately officials of the Malaysian Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) and the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) on 23 September to bring their attention to serious gaps in the implementation of workplace safety laws.
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24 September 2020 06:33

Leading to the 7 October World Day for Decent Work, BWI Youth prepared a video to promote the need for workers to have jobs that are secure, safe and offer just wages, especially amidst a pandemic.Read more...


21 September 2020 08:42

The BWI Malaysian Liaison Council’s (BWI-MLC) new set of leaders hit the ground running by giving its overwhelming support for the development and implementation of a campaign to push for a law on industrial manslaughter in Malaysia. Read more...


18 September 2020 02:16

Unions and civil society organisations in Cambodia are happy with news that the government has decided to appoint 362 inspectors to monitor, observe, research, inspect, collect evidence and promote the implementation of construction laws.
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16 September 2020 04:27

BWI’s Brazilian construction union affiliates and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES)-Brazil released a COVID-19 protocol document that will help trade union leaders in their collective bargaining negotiations and campaign efforts as they try to protect the health and safety of their members from the pandemic. Read more...


02 September 2020 05:38

A regional day of action calling for a ban on Asbestos was set on December after BWI’s affiliates in Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific held an online meeting with a broad network of anti-Asbestos advocates in an effort to strengthen the campaign.
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