Trade Union Rights

14 November 2016 09:21

Workers remain resolute as BWI-AP unions join #CUB55 boycott

 

Over the past five months workers across Australia have been boycotting Carlton & United Breweries beers to support 55 CUB workers.Read more...


14 November 2016 09:16

A high-level delegation of global union leaders is joining demonstrations taking place tomorrow in South Korea to protest against the brutal crackdown on democratic rights and the criminalisation of trade union activity.Read more...


14 November 2016 09:04

"We only want to improve our working conditions and remunerations", this is what 1,000 workers on strike at Alto Maipo Project in Chile tell to the press and the company CNM-HOCHTIEF. Read more...


14 November 2016 08:58

Charges of criminal blackmail that were laid against two officials from BWI partner union in Australia the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) are a waste of court time and resources and should be struck out immediately, a Victorian Magistrates Court has heard. Read more...


25 October 2016 20:12

Hundreds of union members arrested and millions in unpaid wages before the construction for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.Read more...


25 October 2016 19:59

In an outpouring of support, workers from across the Asia-Pacific region have signalled their deep solidarity with the 55 Carlton United Breweries (CUB) workers, posing for photos with the ‘Bitter Victorians’ logo and sharing them across social media with #CUB55 hashtag. Read more...


25 October 2016 19:19

The 11th BWI Regional Committee Meeting held in Panama City on September 28th discussed, among other issues, on the political, economic and trade union regional situation emphasizing the situation experienced by different democracies in the region.Read more...


21 October 2016 10:29

For years, the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) and other Global Union Federations (GUF), organizations who promotes human rights worldwide, organizations of the United Nations and the Inter-American system expressed their rejection of killings, disappearances, intimidation and persecution of trade unions leaders, social and human rights activists, who were victims of violence for nearly six decades in Colombia. Read more...


21 October 2016 10:26

On the morning of 19 September 2016 the Chief Judge in the Appellate Court accepted the union’s application for bail for the last two remaining KCWU (the Korean Construction Workers Union, affiliated to BWI’s South Korean affiliate the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions) tower crane operators.Read more...