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22 October 2019 08:48

Tunisia: Stronger Unions! Stronger Network!

 

The Middle East and North Africa Trade Unions (MENAT) meeting was held from 14-15 October 2019 in Tunis,Read more...


21 October 2019 09:29

On 30 September – 2 October 2019, the first Faber-Castell Global Union Network meeting was convened at Steinbach and Nuremberg/Stein, Germany.Read more...


21 October 2019 06:40

Under the congress theme “Stronger Together” Fellesforbundet, BWI’s affiliate in Norway held its 8th Quadrennial Congress from 11-16 November in Oslo, Norway.Read more...


21 October 2019 01:10

The union at the Suki Kinari hydro power construction project in Northern Pakistan has taken preliminary strike action, beginning on 17 October, demanding their employer implements minimum protections under the labour law and pay legal benefits for terminated workers. Read more...


20 October 2019 05:03

In late July, the Brazilian government announced a review of the 36 occupational health and safety regulatory standards (NRs) that rules worksites in Brazil. According to the government, the proposal aims to “flexibilize” and “modernize” these norms. The trade union movement is concerned that this revision will result in weaker norms and therefore less safety at the workplace.Read more...


20 October 2019 04:39

10-12 October: The Intergremial Association of Construction and Wood Workers of Colombia (INTERGREMIAL) held its first Workshop entitled: “Youth and Women Build the Future”, in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.Read more...


20 October 2019 03:30

13 October: After 11 days of social struggle led by indigenous groups, trade unionists, peasants, and the broader civil society, Ecuador can finally celebrate the end of repression and violence. The Negotiating Commission composed of the Indigenous Movement, Social Groups (among them trade unionists from all over the country) and the Government achieved the repeal of Decree 883 in Ecuador.Read more...


20 October 2019 03:05

13 October: After fifteen days of trade union struggle, unity and regional solidarity prevailed. SINTEC/FETRACOMA, a BWI affiliate organization in Chile, announced the end of its indefinite strike against STRABAG at the Alto Maipo Hydroelectric Project.Read more...


17 October 2019 13:59

The BWI released a scientific study entitled, “National and International Impact of Digitalization on Workers in Construction”.Read more...