Trade Union Rights

09 November 2020 14:22

HeidelbergCement and LafargeHolcim operations mapped in MENA

 

BWI released a mapping of HeidelbergCement and LafargeHolcim’s operations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region reporting on the companies’ compliance to international and regional standards, and on their financial stakeholders.Read more...


03 November 2020 13:19

Here is BWI's list of its remaining Workers' Voices webinars for this year and what online education events to expect for 2021. Make sure to mark them all on your calendars! The pandemic may have limited our physical movement, but certainly not our desire to continue to educate and learn from each other.Read more...


02 November 2020 13:47

Close to 2,000 workers at the Suki Kinari (SK) hydropower construction project in Northern Pakistan have been on a strike since 27 October to protest the curtailment of their freedom of movement, illegal terminations and denial of overtime wages, leaves and COVID-19 allowances.
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02 November 2020 09:09

The Cement, Lime and Allied Workers' Union of Zimbabwe (CLAWUZ) condemned the inhumane treatment of 150 workers employed at the Diamond Cement Company near Central Zimbabwe’s Kwekwe City.
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01 November 2020 08:20

The Arthur Svensson International Prize for Trade Union Rights, an international award given to individuals and organisations that have contributed meaningfully in the promotion of trade union rights and organising around the world, has opened its nominations for 2021.
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26 October 2020 07:34

“More and more IKEA workers are joining the union.” This was the story narrated by IKEA workers in Poland as part of BWI’s “IKEA Workers’ Caravan of Stories.”
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26 October 2020 03:49

The Progressive Trade Union Federation 47 (C-47), a BWI affiliated organisation in Suriname, is demanding the reinstatement of unionised workers and the release of their wages at the Greenheart Group N.V., a global company focused on wood harvesting, lumber-processing, marketing and sales and provision of timber and lumber products.
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22 October 2020 02:59

On October 14, for the first time, the Construction and Wood Workers Union and the Crane Operators' Organization signed special collective agreements with the management of the M.A. Kogan and Crane Operators of Ocean LTD. The agreements deal with workforce services in the field of crane operation.
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22 October 2020 02:32

"We may be observing physical distancing, but workers will never be distant from one another.” This was the statement issued by BWI Latin American and Carribean Representative Nilton Fretias after BWI-affiliated trade unions in the region released two series of “workers’ action bulletins” in August.Read more...