Rights

12 March 2024 05:35

Panama: BWI condemns attacks on fundamental trade union rights

 

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) BWI, the Global Union Federation encompassing 361 trade unions representing 12 million workers in the building, building materials, wood, forestry, and allied sectors across 115 countries, vehemently condemns the attacks against the Single Union of Construction and Similar Industries of Panama (SUNTRACS), which unfolded in months-long blatant acts of aggression culminating with the recent atrocious attacks on its regional office during the night of March 10.Read more...


11 March 2024 06:49

Recognising the pivotal milestones achieved and the indispensable role played by Myanmar's trade union movement, notably the Building and Woodworkers Federation of Myanmar (BWFM) within the Confederation of Trade Union Myanmar (CTUM), the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) in the Asia Pacific, in collaboration with UNI APRO, Education International (EI APRO), and IndustriALL Southeast Asia, has published a new report titled "The Struggle Worth Fighting For: The Myanmar Union Activists' Extraordinary Resilience in the Pursuit of Democracy."Read more...


08 March 2024 04:25

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD), the National Union of Building and Construction Workers (NUBCW) in the Philippines takes a bold step forward in advancing gender equality within the construction sector.Read more...


08 March 2024 03:16

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) commemorates International Women’s Day under the theme “Hold the Line: Women Fighting for Democracy.” Read more...


07 March 2024 03:20

Justina Jonas serves as the General Secretary of the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (MANWU).Read more...


06 March 2024 05:25

As part of this year’s celebration of International Women’s Month, BWI narrates the story of Victoria Sirenko, a 43-year-old Ukrainian woman worker, and a PROFBUD trade union activist. Read more...


05 March 2024 06:30

This year's commemoration of International Women's Day on March 8th coincides with over three years of relentless resistance by the working people of Myanmar against military rule. Read more...


04 March 2024 01:21

"Nothing about the Amazon without the Amazonians." This was the message carried at the meeting of the Amazonian Trade Union Network, held in September 2023 in Belém, Brazil. Read more...


01 March 2024 06:08

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) will mark International Women’s Day with the theme “Hold the Line: Women Fighting for Democracy”
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