Rights

31 August 2021 06:39

Migrant workers can now become trade unionists even before entering Germany

 

As part of the various efforts to protect the rights of migrant construction workers in Germany, the IG Bauen-Agrar-Umwelt (IG BAU) launched an innovative form of trade union membership wherein a migrant worker can become a member of the union even before arriving in the country.
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30 August 2021 11:59

The Ministry for Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) and the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) organised a Community Leaders’ Forum on 27 August in Doha, Qatar. Read more...


30 August 2021 05:17

The BWI Africa and Middle East strengthened its Regional Women’s Committee (RWC) by electing a new set of leaders and adopting key policy recommendations and action plans leading to the global union’s conference in the region and 5th Congress in 2022 in Madrid.Read more...


27 August 2021 08:13

Preparing strong for BWI’s 5th Congress next year in Madrid, the BWI Africa and Middle East held a Youth Conference last 26th of August. Read more...


26 August 2021 08:08

The Ukraine, Building Workers Union (PROFBUD) last 19 August held its annual migration conference which focused on ways to address problems of migrant workers from Ukraine amidst and after the pandemic.
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17 August 2021 07:29

As we celebrate this year’s International Youth Day, a young trade union leader from Indonesia recognises the role of the youth in the struggle for social change. Read more...


16 August 2021 06:04

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) joins different trade unions, social movements, political parties and other non-government organisations in the region in condemning the Thai government’s harassment of Building and Wood Industrial Council of Thailand (BWICT) leader Tanaporn Wijan and trade union leaders Suthila Leunkam, Sriprai Nonsee, and Sia Jampathong for exercising their freedom of expression and right to free assembly. Read more...


12 August 2021 06:33

A BWI Conversation with Lebohang Vincent of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in South Africa
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12 August 2021 04:36

BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson’s Message on the occasion of the 2021 International Youth DayRead more...