Trade Union Rights

19 February 2019 21:40

Charges filed against union leaders in Myanmar

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

CTUM Assistant General Secretary Sandar Phyo Soe was amongst a group of seven union leaders that likely to be subject to civil legal action in response to their role in organising protests in Yangon and Mandalay in a second round of protest action.Read more...


04 February 2019 13:07

On 29 January 2019, the management of Global Hydropower Associate with the help of local goons beat up the workers who were organizing plant level trade union at the workplace.Read more...


23 January 2019 06:53

After two years of intense work, the Commission on the Future of Work, established by the ILO and co-chaired by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, released its report on January 22m 2019.Read more...


12 January 2019 09:40

A general strike across India on 8-9 January 2019 has brought the economy to a virtual standstill, with organisers estimating that around 200 million workers have participated in the historical action.Read more...


15 December 2018 17:33

Solidarity Statement:
Global unions condemn conviction of union leaders
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23 November 2018 08:49

The BWI-Asia Pacific, along with the Asia-Pacific Regional Offices of four other global union federations, have released a statement calling on the Government of Cambodia to drop charges filed against six independent trade union leaders from the garment sector.Read more...


30 October 2018 07:06

Members of the Sabah timber union are elated after yesterday’s decisive secret ballot election victory at Sabah Forest Industries (SFI) in Sipitang, Malaysia, clearing the way for them to begin collective bargaining. Read more...


24 October 2018 06:07

Construction workers in Manila who want to form a union are being attacked by their employer – the subcontractor Seapac Philippines.Read more...


23 October 2018 06:21

A delegation of representatives from BWI affiliates attended the 2018 World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings that took place in Nusa Dua (Indonesia) from 12-14 OctoberRead more...