Trade Union Rights

13 June 2021 21:02

Pakistani union secures provincial-wide wage increase for all types of workers

 

The Pakistan Federation of Building and Wood Workers (PFBWW) successfully pushed for a province-wide wage increase covering all workers with different skill categories employed in industrial and commercial enterprises, regardless of registration. Read more...


08 June 2021 06:22

BWI Africa and Middle East held a virtual workshop on innovative unionism on 27-28 May as response to a world drastically changed by COVID-19. Read more...


03 June 2021 08:00

Saying that Turkey’s economic recovery must translate into a real increase in workers’ wages, the Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions (TÜRK-İŞ) presented to the Ministry of Labour and Social Security 17 proposals to amend the public sector’s collective agreements. Read more...


03 June 2021 06:03

Leading to BWI's World Council Meetings on 7-8 June, we are happy to release the Spanish and Portuguese versions of the BWI General Secretary Report for 2021.Read more...


02 June 2021 02:57

Kyrgyzstan President Sadyr Zhaparov on 22 May vetoed a law that will restrict the scope of trade union activities, dictate the internal structure of trade unions and place trade unions under the control of state bodies.

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26 May 2021 08:42

Global Union Federations actively working in the Asia-Pacific region released a factsheet on the worsening labour rights situation in military-ruled Myanmar. It details the widespread labour rights abuses of the military junta since its appalling power grab last February.Read more...


26 May 2021 02:52

112 Construction workers in Namibia agreed to a retrenchment package after several tussles with RCC JV TIECHMANN, a construction company tasked to construct a road between Gobabis and Amnius. Read more...


25 May 2021 04:36

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) signified its intention to send a trade union delegation to Colombia to assess its deteriorating human rights situation. Read more...


20 May 2021 04:04

Minha Casa Minha Vida ("My House, My Life”), Brazil’s biggest social housing program that aims to build a million homes, is compromised by budget cuts.

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