Migrant Workers' Rights

19 April 2016 11:50

Agreement to protect migrant workers’ rights in Russia

In December, the BWI affiliates from Russia and Tajikistan – the Russian Construction Buidling Materials Workers Union and the Building Workers Union of Tajikistan – signed an agreement to strengthen their cooperation to protect the rights of Tajik migrant workers in the preparations for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Read more...


19 April 2016 11:48

A partner organisation of the BWI, the Migrant Workers Rights Network (MWRN) in Myanmar, is celebrating a significant victory in the fight for migrant workers rights in the Thai seafood industry.Read more...


19 April 2016 11:47

107 union representatives and shop stewards gathered in Antalya, Turkey, to learn and share experiences on how to organise new members to fight for better working conditions – especially for rural forest workers and migrants who work in precarious employment. Read more...


19 April 2016 11:45

Indian authorities must do more to protect the rights of workers abroad.Read more...


18 April 2016 09:04

There are 17.1 million migrant workers across Africa, 44.5 million in North America, 6.7 million in Central and South America, 58.3 million in Asia and Oceania, and 64.1 million in Europe. In all of these regions at least 10 to 15 per cent are irregular migrants.Read more...