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08 November 2019 07:27

BWI calls for investigations over killings and arrest of labour leaders

 

The BWI has condemned increasing aggression against the trade union movement in the Philippines, which has resulted in a number of recent deaths as well as mass arrests. Read more...


07 November 2019 21:33

Germany: Meeting on the implementation of the IFA with WilkhahnRead more...


07 November 2019 09:51

On 22 October 2019 the National Forest Stewardship Standard for Bosnia and Herzegovina FSC-STD-BiH-01-2019; see link: https://fsc.org/en/document-center/documents/427316c2-c332-4fdf-93bf-f326add4b503 was published and will become effective on 22 March 2020. Read more...


06 November 2019 20:22

The Building and Wood Workers’ international (BWI) released two, related reports on Qatar. One report, entitled “BWI Report on Qatar” is a reaction to the annual progress report on the ILO-Qatar technical cooperation program, entitled “BWI Report on Qatar”. Its release coincides with the discussion in the ILO Governing Body of the ILO Qatar office progress report this weekRead more...


06 November 2019 08:33

Austria: 20th GBH Congress “Fair Work 4.0 – Better Life”. Read more...


05 November 2019 07:03

BWI and its affiliates are writing to independent Senators in Australia, calling on them to vote against the proposed Ensuring Integrity Bill.Read more...


31 October 2019 08:18

Strabag unions strengthen coordination for negotiations
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29 October 2019 00:04

From 14-17 October 2019, nineteen trade unions representatives from BWI affiliates in East Africa: Read more...


28 October 2019 01:24

On 13 October around 300 women from different construction trades in the Philippines and the USA attend the second Manila Tradeswomen Conference, embodying the Conference slogan ‘Dare to be Different!’ The conference was more than just an opportunity to share experiences and promote women in the construction industry, but was also an opportunity to share construction tools to ensure women construction workers have both the necessary training and equipment to gain decent work in the construction industry.Read more...