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14 November 2019 09:06

Israel: Histadrut construction union bolsters international work

 

The BWI affiliate Histadrut Construction and Allied Industries Workers Union strengthened its international work during its 14th Congress held in Tel Aviv last 24 October. Its various Congress resolutions outlined the innovative union work that it plans to implement and the presence of 33-strong delegation of other BWI affiliates from 16 countries clearly highlighted its commitment to international cooperation and solidarity. Yitzhak Moyal was re-elected as the union president for another five-year term. Weiterlesen...


12 November 2019 00:58

The BWI has expressed serious concern over the increasing use of police violence, including the shooting of an activist on the morning of 11 November. Weiterlesen...


11 November 2019 14:25

It is with great sadness that BWI announces the sudden passing of our dear friend and comrade Fredy Jara Ortega on 8 November 2019.
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11 November 2019 08:34

A BWI delegation led by General Secretary Ambet Yuson recently conducted a mission to Portugal. He was accompanied by Vincente Sanchez General Secretary of CCOO-FECOMA; Marilia Medes, International Director of UNIA; and Coen van der Veer, Regional Representative of BWI Europe. The delegation visited the office of FEVICCOM affiliated to CGTP to discuss areas of future cooperation. The delegation was met by Fátima Messias, Secretary- General and members of her team. Weiterlesen...


11 November 2019 08:24

During his welcoming speech Ambet Yuson called upon the delegates to show their solidarity by co-signing the joint letter of BWI and EFBWW to the Australian Senate to respect international labour law and reject the Ensuring Integrity Bill. Following his speech, gathered more than 100 signatures from the delegates. He also called for support the people’s mobilization in Chile.Weiterlesen...


08 November 2019 07:27

The BWI has condemned increasing aggression against the trade union movement in the Philippines, which has resulted in a number of recent deaths as well as mass arrests. Weiterlesen...


07 November 2019 21:33

Germany: Meeting on the implementation of the IFA with WilkhahnWeiterlesen...


07 November 2019 09:51

On 22 October 2019 the National Forest Stewardship Standard for Bosnia and Herzegovina FSC-STD-BiH-01-2019; see link: https://fsc.org/en/document-center/documents/427316c2-c332-4fdf-93bf-f326add4b503 was published and will become effective on 22 March 2020. Weiterlesen...


06 November 2019 20:22

The Building and Wood Workers’ international (BWI) released two, related reports on Qatar. One report, entitled “BWI Report on Qatar” is a reaction to the annual progress report on the ILO-Qatar technical cooperation program, entitled “BWI Report on Qatar”. Its release coincides with the discussion in the ILO Governing Body of the ILO Qatar office progress report this weekWeiterlesen...