Trade Union Rights

11 September 2020 02:48

BWI unions reach out to stranded Indian migrants in Romania

 


In another example of working class solidarity and cooperation, BWI’s trade union affiliates in India and Romania joined hands in working with authorities to help Indian migrant workers, who were reportedly stranded in the European state.
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10 September 2020 11:51

BWI and the Sabah Timber Employees Union (STIEU) took action to defend the rights and improve the working conditions of Indonesian migrant workers at Fu Yee Corporation, a Sabah-based Timber mill.Read more...


10 September 2020 11:07

In the first week of September, the Construction and Building Materials Workers Union of Ukraine (PROFBUD) launched a public campaign to demand wage increases and a sustainable wage protection system in the country. Read more...


07 September 2020 02:32

To adequately respond to the changing labour landscape in Brazil, six BWI-affiliated trade unions, representing construction, building materials and wood workers in various states of the country met on 3 September to exchange ideas and strategise ways to organize workers in the informal sector. Read more...


01 September 2020 13:40

BWI, on behalf of its 12 million trade union members worldwide, and EFBWW, representing 2 million trade union members from 34 European countries, express their solidarity with the brave trade unionists and workers of Belarus who went on strike and organised different forms of democratic and peaceful actions to protest against the alleged massive electoral fraud in their country. Read more...


01 September 2020 05:11

BWI welcomes landmark achievements in Qatar that were signed into law on 30 August 2020; introducing a minimum wage for migrant workers and allowing them to change jobs without requiring their employers’ permission to do so.Read more...


01 September 2020 04:53

For more than 20 days people in Belarus have been protesting massive electoral fraud. Peaceful protestors have endured violence and repression and many have been arrested. Workers in Belarus joined the growing democratic movement and went on strike, organising protest actions to demand an end to the violence and new elections in the country. Read more...


28 August 2020 03:26

In preparation for Brazil’s reopening of the construction and wood sector in several states, 30 trade union leaders from 25 unions participated in a workshop organised by BWI in Latin America and the Caribbean this month.Read more...


27 August 2020 04:15

A peaceful workers’ protest organised by KPBI South Sumatera and Federasi SERBUK in Muara Enim, Indonesia turned violent when one of its trade union leaders was physically assaulted by company management personnel.
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