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Published on 18 August 2017 07:53

BWI General Secretary visits KCTU President in prison

BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson visited KCTU President Han Sang-Gyun today at the Hwasung Correctional Institution for Vocational Training in Seoul, South Korea. Yuson expressed support and solidarity of BWI and its affiliates throughout the world. Read more...


Published on 18 August 2017 05:37

Mylene has been a member of SEBI Executive Committee in Curazao for 10 years. She is 53 years old and is a mother. Currently, she holds the position of Secretary on the Executive Committee. Read more...


Published on 16 August 2017 07:28

In late July 2017, workers at the Croatian company Hidroelektra – niskogradnja d.d. found that the salary they had just received for their June work month had been cut by 30% with no explanation. Read more...


Published on 16 August 2017 00:58

The BWI affiliate in Mauritius, the Metal, Wooden & Related Industries Employees Union (CMWEU), held a mass demonstration in front of the Office of the Minister of Labour in Port Louis on 10th August 2017. Read more...


Published on 15 August 2017 09:41

Today the National collective agreement in construction and building materials sectors was signed between the Ministry for Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine and PROFBUD – Construction and Building Materials Industry Workers’ Union of Ukraine. Read more...


Published on 15 August 2017 04:04

On 4 August 2017, the Bayanihan ng Manggagawa sa Konstruksyon ng Qatar (BMKQ) – a Qatar-based organization of Filipino migrant workers – held it's 2017 General Assembly. Read more...


Published on 01 August 2017 00:55

Imprisoned trade union leader Han Sang-gyun (President of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions) has been honoured with the George Meany-Lane Kirkland Human Rights Award. Read more...


Published on 31 July 2017 07:57

Approximately four months after the signing of the precedential collective agreement for regulating the rights of crane operators, Labour and Welfare Minister Haim Katz signed the extension order that applies the conditions of the agreement immediately to all the crane operators and tower crane operators who are employed in the sector. For the Chairman of the Construction and Wood Workers’ Union, Yitzhak Moyal: "The crane operators can breathe easy". Read more...


Published on 31 July 2017 07:16

The Federation of Cement and Premixed Workers of Peru (FETRACEPPE) denounced, in a press release, a series of abuses and violations of labour rights perpetrated by companies in the sector against workers and the lack of attention and interest to solve this issue by Cement entrepreneurs Read more...