Trade Union Rights

21 October 2016 10:08

BWI Africa and Middle East 3rd Regional Conference stands under Innovative Unionism

 

BWI Africa and Middle East 3rd Regional Conference quick off on 14th September in Maputo.Read more...


21 October 2016 09:43

As Related activity to the BWI Africa and Middle East 3rd Regional Conference, 22 delegates from selected BWI African affiliates attended to a Communications and Campaigns Training workshop in Maputo Mozambique from 12th to 14th September 2016. Read more...


10 October 2016 09:05

On Thursday the 8th of September the Seoul District Court sentenced Lee Jong-hwa, the president of Korean Plant Construction Workers’ Union (KPCWU), to six months in prison. He was charged with “traffic obstruction” during a peaceful protest against a regressive labour reform on the 17th of November last year which gathered 100,000 people on the streets of Seoul. Read more...


10 October 2016 08:53

Almost two years after receiving a complaint lodged jointly by the ITUC and the BWI regarding three state-owned Fijian forestry companies, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) have decided not to disassociate the firms, turning a blind eye to their anti-union behaviour. A joint letter from BWI and ITUC takes issue with many aspects of FSC's decision not to disassociate the Fijian forestry firms. Read more...


08 September 2016 11:25

On Tuesday 1,200 members of the Korean Construction Workers’ Union held a rally in front of the South Gyeonggi Police Office against unjustifiable investigations of the union. Read more...


08 September 2016 11:19

In a show of widespread solidarity across India around 150 million workers, including many BWI affiliates, organised a nationwide strike on 2 September 2016. Read more...


08 September 2016 11:16

On Wednesday September 7 a new hearing will be held in the Korean appellate court for the 15 leaders of the tower crane operators division of the Korean Construction Workers' Union (KCWU).Read more...


08 September 2016 11:00

Since last year hundreds of trade union leaders and members have faced criminal charges for taking part in protests and union activities. Read more...


08 September 2016 10:44

Johannesburg in South Africa has hosted the BWI Africa Network on Chinese MNCs from August 10 to 12, 2016.Read more...