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26 September 2018 06:47

BWI ad hoc working groups established

 

In order to give effect to the BWI Congress resolutions and the Congress action plan, the ad hoc working groups are now established. Read more...


18 September 2018 13:33

In 2016 the Israeli tower crane operator Keti Karolov got fired after refusing to continue working in stormy weather. Now, a court has ruled the dismissal illegal and that her employer violated safety rules.Read more...


14 September 2018 09:25

The British BBC News has released a video about the alarming prevalence of mental illness among men in the construction industry in the United Kingdom. Read more...


09 August 2018 10:01

Hundreds of members of the Nagkaisa! Coalition, including members of BWI affiliate the Free Federation of Workers (FFW), have rallied outside the Philippines Senate in Manila on Tuesday 6 July, demanding the swift implementation of legislation to end contractualisation. Read more...


03 August 2018 13:51

Norwegian elevator workers have won their fight for a collective agreement at the company Orona, the 5th largest elevator company in Europe.Read more...


01 August 2018 22:24

Construction workers in the Dominican Republic is fighting a legislative initiative that would cut their social security and leave thousands of retired workers without a pension.Read more...


09 July 2018 17:34

New safeguards from the World Bank will help borrower countries uphold fundamental worker rights, decent employment and safe worksites. Read more...


28 June 2018 09:35

A new report from the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) finds evidence of widespread exploitation of both women, men, and children in forced labour.Read more...


07 May 2018 15:26

April 30 2018 - On the eve of May Day in Doha, close to 200 participants attended the BWI “Community Leaders Forum on Workers’ Welfare in the Construction and Allied Sectors” in Doha, Qatar.Read more...