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Published on 19 November 2017 04:57

CAMBODIA: BWI expresses concerns as Supreme Court dissolves opposition

On 16 November 2017 the Cambodia Supreme Court ruled to dissolve the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the country’s main opposition party, meaning that Prime Minister Hun Sen will run virtually uncontested in the 2018 election. Read more...


Published on 17 November 2017 11:33

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) welcomes the report by the FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board. It calls on FIFA to fully implement the series of recommendations made by the Advisory Board.
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Published on 14 November 2017 13:07

From 9 to 10 November the Zimbabwe Construction And Allied Trades Workers' Union (ZCATWU) held its 7th statutory Congress in Harare. ZCATWU is one of the BWI affiliates in Zimbabwe that represents all workers in the construction industry. Read more...


Published on 14 November 2017 08:58

In the city of Botucatu-SP, Brazil, unions from Brazil and Colombia met to organize the International Trade Union Network of Workers of Duratex in Latin America. Read more...


Published on 13 November 2017 12:54

3000 workers at the Neelum Jhelum Hydro Power (NJHP) project went on strike on Friday 10 November, demanding that workers dismissed without due process or benefits be reinstated. Read more...


Published on 13 November 2017 09:43

After lengthy negotiations, the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (MANWU) the BWI affiliate in Namibia and the Construction Industries Federation of Namibia (CIF) agreed on 9 November for a 5.6 percent increase for 2018 for the construction sector Read more...


Published on 13 November 2017 09:34

Representatives of organisations and social movements from the continent will meet in Montevideo, Uruguay to "deepen our shared visions, add new voices and expand our capacity for leadership". The event will be held from 16 to 18 November 2017 Read more...


Published on 13 November 2017 03:25

On 11 November the Construction and General Workers Union (CSWGU) and Association of Rights of Injury and Accident Victims (ARIAV) launched a nationwide campaign demanding Leighton Asia be held to account for violating workers’ health and safety rights. Read more...


Published on 11 November 2017 05:36

BWI affiliates from across India converged to country’s capital – New Delhi on a call by the Central Trade Unions for a three day-long demonstration (9-11 November) against ruling NDA Government’s anti-worker policies and refusal to meaningfully the trade union movement. Read more...