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19 April 2019 05:11

Slovakia: First Collective Bargaining Agreement signed at IKEA Boards factory

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On 9 April 2019 IKEA Boards company level trade union in Slovakia signed their first Collective Bargaining Agreement with the company. At the end of the last year, the trade union initiated a collective bargaining process and several rounds of negotiations took place during 2019. Read more...


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...


28 March 2019 07:32

The audit report underlines positive findings and areas of improvement identified by BWI and other trade union representatives.
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15 November 2018 13:19

The threat of a strike action at the 870MW Suki Kinari hydro project in Northern Pakistan has compelled China Gezhouba Group to accept key workers’ demands, according to the Pakistan Federation of Building and Wood Workers’ (PFBWW).Read more...


08 November 2018 12:35

The global union network at HeidelbergCement held two days of intensive discussions and exchanges on 1 and 2 November in Frankfurt, Germany, about the situation in different countries where the company is present.Read more...


26 September 2018 06:47

In order to give effect to the BWI Congress resolutions and the Congress action plan, the ad hoc working groups are now established. Read more...


28 June 2018 06:23

The German construction workers union IG BAU has reached an agreement with the construction company Hochtief that will give construction workers a pay rise of 7,14 per cent in three stages until 2020.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...