Youth


10 August 2020 06:05

Zimbabwe’s young workers dance ahead of International Youth Day

 

Young trade union members of the General Agriculture and Plantation Workers' Union of Zimbabwe (GAPWUZ) showed their dancing skills as they joined the call for decent, safe and secure jobs on 12 August, International Youth Day.
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06 August 2020 07:12

BWI’s International Youth Committee launches a video as a build up for its celebration of the International Youth Day on 12 August where it will call for decent, safe and regular jobs for all. Read more...


03 August 2020 10:36

To celebrate the 2020 International Youth Day, BWI and its young trade unionists are calling on their affiliates, partners and allies to campaign for “Decent, Safe & Permanent Jobs for All.” Read more...


22 July 2020 13:34

Global Unions have joined together to amplify the voices of young workers during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic in a series of two webinars. Read more...


08 July 2020 15:02

250 young unionists attended and brought youthful energy to a webinar organised by BWI, together with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Education International (EI), The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF), International Transport workers’ Federation (ITF), IndustriAll, Public Services International (PSI) and UNI on 6 July. Titled “COVID-19: Amplifying youth voices,” the webinar is the first in a series of webinars for young trade unionists.
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15 June 2020 12:53

BWI joined the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and Ukrainian trade union federations in voicing their strong protest against the Ukrainian government’s attempt to pass a measure to amend its trade union law which will strip workers of their rights and weaken trade unions as a response to the COVID-19 crisis. Read more...


12 June 2020 12:51

Ignoring police threats and bad weather, the Nagkaisa Labour Coalition, the biggest labour alliance in the Philippines joined thousands of protesters in marking the country’s Independence Day with protests all over the country against the recently passed anti-terror law. Read more...


12 June 2020 08:47

On the World Day Against Child Labour, BWI and its trade union affiliates warn of a “child labour pandemic” due to the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 to many working class families who are suffering from job losses, shrinking incomes and depleting safety nets. Read more...


10 June 2020 13:31

“A double pandemic.” This was how Brazilian trade unions described their current situation as they confront the unprecedented challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and President Jair Bolsonaro’s troubled governance. Read more...