Trade Union Rights

12 May 2022 10:41

Nigeria: Union works to ensure labour rights and decent jobs

 

The Construction and Civil Engineering Senior Staff Association (CCESSA) successfully held its 12th National Triennial Delegates’ Conference on 8 April in Abuja, Nigeria.
Read more...


20 April 2022 03:30

BWI, in cooperation with IG Metall, organised a two-day study visit from 31 March to 1 April on digitalization and work design at the Ruhr-University’s Learning and Research Factory in Bochum, Germany. Read more...


04 April 2022 10:44

BWI’s trade union affiliates in India joined a two-day nationwide strike (Bharat Bandh) on 28 and 29 of March called by the ten Central Trade Unions (CTUs) to oppose the government’s “anti-worker, anti-farmer, anti-people and anti-national policies.” Read more...


10 March 2022 11:17

Last 2 March, the BWI-affiliated General Union of Building and Wood Workers in Egypt (GTUBWW) held a successful General Assembly in Cairo which was attended by over 450 delegates representing workers from around the country. Read more...


09 March 2022 05:56

BWI joins the CFMEU in condemning CIMIC, Australia’s largest construction company, for reportedly underpaying hundreds of workers, subcontractors and banks in its troubled Middle East operations by more than USD 500 million. Read more...


01 March 2022 13:15

The BWI-affiliated Croatian Construction Union (SGH) started an extensive organising campaign focused on Turkish workers employed at the Križevci-Koprivnica railway project. Read more...


01 March 2022 07:55

The Timber Employees’ Union of Peninsular Malaysian (TEUPM) on 2 December 2021 won its certification through a secret ballot election organised at the Jemaramas Jaya Furniture Company in Klang, Malaysia. However, the company reportedly retaliated by going after workers who voted in favour of the union.Read more...


24 February 2022 07:00

BWI calls on all its trade union affiliates to express their solidarity with the workers of the Suva Arterial Roads Upgrading Project-1 (SARUP 1 Contract No. FRA/TIISP/16-01) in Fiji, whose rights are persistently violated by the China Railway No 5 Engineering Group (CR5), which in charge of the project. Read more...


21 February 2022 15:18

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) expressed its dissatisfaction with the Philippine government’s investigation of the various incidents of violence and harassment against Filipino trade unionists under President Rodrigo Duterte. Read more...