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25 November 2019 08:56

Just Transition key issue at BWI European Regional Committee

 

Just Transition key issue at BWI European Regional Committee
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25 November 2019 08:38

Youth lead organizing drives in Pan EuropeRead more...


25 November 2019 05:25

This UN Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, trade unions are calling on governments to act swiftly to ratify ILO Convention 190.Read more...


22 November 2019 22:44

For the core team who fought most for a union at IKEA’s distribution centers in Minooka and Joliet, IL, it wasn’t easy going back into work after the vote didn’t go their way in 2018.Read more...


22 November 2019 21:47

Prior to the BWI Latin America Regional Committee meeting, the BWI conducted a High-Level Mission to Mexico from 13 to 18 October 2019. The mission consisted of trade union representatives from Sweden, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Spain, Switzerland, Panama, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, Australia and Germany. The objective of the Mexico mission was to have a comprehensive picture of the current political and trade union situation in the country in order to identify areas of BWI’s future work in the country.Read more...


22 November 2019 20:42

21 November: Hundreds of Colombian workers started a national strike against the new reform package imposed by President Iván Duque. According to the Colombian national centers, the reforms will threaten the already-weakened Colombian peace agreement and put the vulnerable population into greater poverty, precariousness, and social insecurity. It is estimated that these reforms will put at least 70 percent of the Colombian people (about 30 million people) into precarious living conditions.Read more...


22 November 2019 16:39

BWI Gender Equality Campaigns discussed at the ERWC Read more...


20 November 2019 09:08

Hong Kong: A ‘Bar Bender’ in the movementRead more...


14 November 2019 09:06

The BWI affiliate Histadrut Construction and Allied Industries Workers Union strengthened its international work during its 14th Congress held in Tel Aviv last 24 October. Its various Congress resolutions outlined the innovative union work that it plans to implement and the presence of 33-strong delegation of other BWI affiliates from 16 countries clearly highlighted its commitment to international cooperation and solidarity. Yitzhak Moyal was re-elected as the union president for another five-year term. Read more...