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19 July 2016 13:05

South Korea: Over 20,000 Construction Workers Participate in a One-day Strike

 

On Wednesday 6 July over 20,000 members of the Korean Construction Workers’ Union (KCWU, an affiliate of the BWI affiliated Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions (KFCITU) stopped work, holding a rally in the Seoul City Square to support their 18 demands to the government. Read more...


19 July 2016 07:47

On Thursday 14 June 2016, 167 construction workers rallied in front of the office of their employer, Stages and Design Construction (SDC), demanding regular employment and an end to union busting.Read more...


19 July 2016 07:43

The 11th biennial Asia-Europe People's Forum (AEPF 11), titled "Building New Solidarities: Working for Inclusive, Just and Equal Alternatives in Asia and Europe" was held between 4-6 July 2016 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Read more...


30 June 2016 10:36

The state of trade unionism in Central and South East Europe is full of challenges.Read more...


20 June 2016 13:49

On Thursday 19 May, 51 Burmese workers from a wood processing factory were arrested on charges of unlawful assembly and causing public disorder after police prevented them from marching in the Takton township, outside Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw. Read more...


31 May 2016 07:25

Trade Unions associated with Ravaksur, the umbrella organization of the Labour Unions in Suriname, organized a protest manifestation on Paramaribo, capital of this country. C-47 and PWO, two BWI affiliates were among the major organizers of the manifestation. Read more...


31 May 2016 07:14

The water supply, jobs and rich forest in the Turkish district Cerattepe by the Black Sea is being thretened by a mining company seeking to exploit the land for gold, silver and copper.Read more...


31 May 2016 07:04

On May 12-13 the Industry, Construction, and Agriculture Workers Federation, UGT-FICA in Spain held its founding congress. Read more...


31 May 2016 06:27

Today, UNI accompanied by the BWI and other Global Union Federations located in the Geneva area presented a letter of solidarity to the Peruvian consulate in Geneva to support Orhan Akman.Read more...