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28 August 2020 03:26

Brazilian unions design COVID-19 protocols for construction and wood sector

 

In preparation for Brazil’s reopening of the construction and wood sector in several states, 30 trade union leaders from 25 unions participated in a workshop organised by BWI in Latin America and the Caribbean this month.Read more...


24 August 2020 14:21

The BWI-affiliated General Agriculture and Plantation Workers Union of Zimbabwe (GAPWUZ) signed an agreement with its government enforcing an occupational safety, health and environment regulation in the agriculture and timber sectors.
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07 August 2020 01:47

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) expresses its sympathies to the Lebanese people on the recent tragedy arising from the explosion at the Beirut Port on Tuesday 4 August 2020. Read more...


06 August 2020 11:10

The BWI-affiliated Construction and Allied Workers Union of Nepal (CAWUN) has called on authorities to provide compensation to eight workers who were killed in a landslide in the Sindhupalchowk District on 3 August.
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21 July 2020 04:19

Responding to the high number of work-related fatalities in the forestry sector, the Civil Servants’ Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment Sectors (TARIM ORMAN-IS) held an occupational health and safety (OHS) training to 45 rural forest workers on 18 July in a forest village in Northern Turkey.
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23 June 2020 05:30

Warning that COVID-19 and exposure to Asbestos could increase the health and safety risks posed to workers, BWI trade unions in Africa and Middle East called for an intensification of their campaign to protect workers from toxic pollutants in workplaces. Read more...


25 February 2020 13:58

Malaysia: Social Audit of Stabilo Plant in February Read more...


16 October 2019 07:59

Low wages prevent rural development in Eastern EuropeRead more...


19 June 2019 07:34

BWI Launches Scientific Study on impact of digitalisation on workers in constructionRead more...