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29 April 2018 08:55

BWI leads tripartite International Workers’ Memorial Day in Qatar

 

For the first time, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) commemorated International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD) in Qatar by supporting the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (ADLSA) 2nd National OSH Conference and participating in various site-level activities to raise awareness on safety and health. Read more...


15 May 2017 03:35

The Construction Workers’ Union of the Republic of Argentina (UOCRA) is organizing an International Film Festival about work dedicated to promote and give visibility to socio-labor issues.Read more...


07 April 2017 13:17

The trade unions in Argentina paralyzed the country during the strike called on 6 April 2017 against the measures of economic adjustments imposed by President Mauricio Macri.Read more...


13 February 2017 09:44

The dispute was declared on the background of the deadlock in negotiations to arrange the employment conditions of approximately 1,200 crane operators in all the construction sites in the country Read more...


30 January 2017 10:44

The BWI and the Supreme Committee for Delivery (SC) and Legacy signed a Memorandum of Understanding last November 2016 and took effect in January 2017.Read more...


19 January 2017 12:54

Lunar New Year is just around the corner, and like clockwork this has been proceeded by the annual rise in protests over wage arrears, as migrant workers prepare to return to their family to celebrate. This year protest activity has been particularly acute in the construction industry, according to the China Labour Bulletin. Read more...


14 November 2016 08:52

In October a new construction workers confederation was established in Ecuador. Read more...


14 November 2016 08:37

Members of the British construction workers union UCATT on Wednesday voted by 85,5 per cent to merge with Britain’s largest union, Unite.Read more...


31 May 2016 07:36

The IVth Congress of the Trade Union of Civil Engineering, Industry and Planning of Republic of Macedonia, SGIP, held on 21 May 2016 in Krusevo Macedonia, gathered 39 delegates, with a participation of more than 30 per cent of young and women delegates.Read more...