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18 November 2020 11:14

BWI welcomes ADB’s ban on asbestos

 

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is reportedly on its way in banning all asbestos-containing products in projects it finance. Read more...


16 November 2020 11:18

“Workers in precarious employment relationships are exposed to greater COVID-19 risks.”

This was the conclusion reached by BWI affiliates in West and Central Africa as they discussed ways on how to address COVID-19’s impact on the already dilapidating situation of precarious workers in the region.
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10 November 2020 04:38

BWI’s affiliated construction unions in Southern Africa recently held a trainers’’ training on labour inspections among trade unionists from Mauritius (CMWEU), Mozambique (SINTICIM), Namibia (MANWU), South Africa (BCAWU and NUM), Zambia (NUBEGW) and Zimbabwe (CLAWUZ and ZCATWU).Read more...


03 November 2020 13:19

Here is BWI's list of its remaining Workers' Voices webinars for this year and what online education events to expect for 2021. Make sure to mark them all on your calendars! The pandemic may have limited our physical movement, but certainly not our desire to continue to educate and learn from each other.Read more...


28 October 2020 23:16

As we mark the Global Day for Care on 29 October, BWI calls on all governments to invest in free, equitable and quality public health and care systems. BWI calls on governments to lift all the barriers and obstacles imposed on the working people for them to access health and care services and guarantee equal decent living standards for all. Read more...


21 October 2020 10:30

Histadrut promotes occupational health and safety standards to Israeli and Palestinian workersRead more...


14 October 2020 01:47

Under the theme “Decent Work. Better Future,” BWI affiliates in Bangladesh, India and Nepal marked this year’s World Day for Decent Work last 7 October with various trade union activities. Read more...


06 October 2020 04:09

As a response to the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, BWI will hold a webinar on 16 November to discuss ways to introduce active and transparent monitoring mechanisms to ensure the compliance of projects financed by international financial institutions (IFIs) to internationally-recognised and accepted labour standards. The online event is part of BWI’s third round of webinars dubbed as “Workers Voices.” Read more...


06 October 2020 00:51

Indonesia's parliament on Monday passed the controversial Omnibus Bill on Job Creation which amended 79 laws in key sectors such as labour and tax. This despite the united opposition mounted by global union federations and Indonesian labour confederations. Read more...