Gewerkschaftsrechte

01 December 2020 04:29

Swiss responsible business initiative narrowly lost referendum

 

50. 7 percent of Swiss voters nationwide voted in favor of the “responsible business initiative,” a proposal to hold corporations liable for human rights and environmental abuses which were the result of their business activities.
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29 November 2020 07:52

BWFM, BWI’s affiliate in Myanmar, expressed optimism regarding its organising work among construction workers. Weiterlesen...


27 November 2020 12:41

India’s Constitution Day on 26 November was met by a nationwide strike participated by millions of workers from different states to protest the government’s anti-labour reforms. The protest, led by the Joint Forum of Ten Central Trade Unions, was the fourth nationwide strike launched by workers this year to oppose the government’s decision to amend the country’s four (4) labour codes.
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24 November 2020 03:32

Der BHI-Regionalausschuss der Region Europa (ERC) zeigt sich solidarisch mit den Gewerkschaftern aus Kirgisistan und Schweden, die mitten in wichtigen Kämpfen stecken, um die Arbeitnehmerrechte zu verteidigen. Weiterlesen...


23 November 2020 00:01

Orange flags and banners hang in many parts of Switzerland as its citizens prepare for a referendum on 29 November on a proposal to hold Swiss-based companies accountable for their business activities abroad that threaten human and labour rights, as well as the environment.Weiterlesen...


19 November 2020 06:59

This was the resounding shout of Turkey’s major labour confederations after their government decided to shelve attempts to amend the country’s labour law through an Omnibus Law that seeks to expand the coverage of fixed-term labor contracts and undermine workers’ right to severance pay.
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19 November 2020 04:52

Byggnads, the Swedish union of construction workers, has threatened to go on strike next week over employer federation Byggföretagen’s reluctance to address industry-wide work-related fatal accidents during their collective bargaining negotiations. Weiterlesen...


17 November 2020 13:31

Big protest actions from various trade unions greeted the Kyrgyzstan parliament on 12 November after it introduced a measure seeking to amend the country’s trade union law. Weiterlesen...


16 November 2020 11:18

“Workers in precarious employment relationships are exposed to greater COVID-19 risks.”

This was the conclusion reached by BWI affiliates in West and Central Africa as they discussed ways on how to address COVID-19’s impact on the already dilapidating situation of precarious workers in the region.
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