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19 March 2021 05:25

Finnish forest company betrays workers, abandons collective bargaining

 

After decades of a well-functioning collective bargaining history, the United Paper Mills (UPM) has decided not to negotiate the terms of employment of its salaried employees at any level.
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12 March 2021 05:31

The Sabah Timber Industry Employees Union (STIEU) signed another wage agreement on behalf of aggrieved workers, this time with timber company, Fu Yee Corporation.

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11 March 2021 07:18

The Sabah Timber Industry Employees Union (STIEU) reached an agreement with Focus Lumber to settle the latter’s salary obligations to twenty of its (20) workers whose wages it arbitrarily cut by 50 percent during Malaysia’s enforcement of a hard COVID-19 lockdown.
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11 March 2021 03:38

Workers building a World Bank-funded dam in Tarbela, Pakistan will receive additional wages, thanks to the efforts of a BWI-affiliated trade union federation in the country. Weiterlesen...


09 March 2021 06:32

BWI, representing twelve million workers from 350 unions worldwide, expresses its serious alarm and concern over the rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in the Philippines, as manifested in the killing of nine activists on 7 March at the hands of state forces.   
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26 February 2021 03:19

The BWI-affiliated Sabah Timber Employees Union (STIEU) made significant progress in its fight to reinstate underpaid workers who were dismissed by Fu Yee Corporation, a manufacturer of hardwood venner and plywood. Weiterlesen...


22 February 2021 08:51

The Building and Wood Workers International (BWI), representing 12 million workers from 351 trade union organisations in 127 countries, stands solidly behind the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) and Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Secretary Jason O’Mara against the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) wild accusations that they breached anti price fixing/cartel provisions of the country’s Consumer and Competition Act. Weiterlesen...


16 February 2021 03:37

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) in Australia called on Multinational construction giant CIMIC Group to return a total of USD 20 million worth of Jobkeeper payments it took from taxpayers during the start of the pandemic.
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10 February 2021 17:00

The International Labour Organization (ILO) expressed grave concern over the situation in Myanmar, following the removal of the civilian government by the military. Weiterlesen...