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16 October 2019 15:34

Kyrgyzstan: Union vows to remain united despite pressure from government

 

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16 October 2019 07:59

Low wages prevent rural development in Eastern EuropeRead more...


15 October 2019 13:18

Carrie out by LAC region.Read more...


15 October 2019 02:13

From 2 September to December 2019, the BWI Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (BWI LAC Region) is developing a solidarity campaign in support of the Cuban people called: #UnblockCuba.Read more...


13 October 2019 14:54

Trade unionists, Indigenous people, students, peasants, teachers and public workers are protesting in Quito and other cities across Ecuador against austerity measures announced by President Lenin Moreno. 700 have been detained, at least four killed and dozens injured. Read more...


11 October 2019 15:21

The Confederation of Workers of Public and Private Sectors (CTSP) is the national center of CMWEU, BWI’s affiliate in Mauritius. The CTSP and its affiliates’ 16-year struggle to improve the living and working conditions of workers in Mauritius resulted in an astounding victory. Since February 2009, the trade union movement in Mauritius have been fighting for better protection of workers, when much of their rights were taken away with the introduction of an anti-workers’ Labour Law in 2009.
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11 October 2019 13:16

11 October 2019 – After Canakkale Forestry Directorate applied for FSC certification, TARIM ORMAN-IS, the only Turkish member of FSC International, was invited to comment on the Directorate’s activities by Soil Association in the pre-examination process.Read more...


10 October 2019 10:17

After the 32-day strike of 2016 led by SINTEC/FETRACOMA, an organization affiliated to BWI in Chile, construction workers are again forced to start an indefinite strike, this time, against STRABAG's proposals in the Alto Maipo Hydroelectric Project.Read more...


10 October 2019 09:38

Under the banner of “Together for Tomorrow in Solidarity and Justice” the 478 delegates of the 24th ordinary Congress of IG Metall, Germany, held on 6-9 of October 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany, re-elected Jörg Hofmann with 71 percent of votes as First Chairman. Christiane Benner was elected with 87 percent of votes as Second Chairman and Jürgen Kerner as the treasurer of IG Metall with 95 percent of votes. Ralf Kutzner, Wolfgang Lemb, Irene Schulz, and Hans-Jürgen Urban were re-elected as managing directors of IG Metall. Read more...