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22 October 2020 02:59

Crane operators' groundbreaking special collective agreement signed in Israel

 

On October 14, for the first time, the Construction and Wood Workers Union and the Crane Operators' Organization signed special collective agreements with the management of the M.A. Kogan and Crane Operators of Ocean LTD. The agreements deal with workforce services in the field of crane operation.
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22 October 2020 02:32

"We may be observing physical distancing, but workers will never be distant from one another.” This was the statement issued by BWI Latin American and Carribean Representative Nilton Fretias after BWI-affiliated trade unions in the region released two series of “workers’ action bulletins” in August.Weiterlesen...


18 October 2020 22:18

Workers employed at the ARTESCO in Peru, a subsidiary of Staedtler Germany, held a protest action last week in front of their company's facilities due to the breakdown of collective bargaining negotiations, suspension of union members during the COVID-19 lockdown and other anti-union practices. Weiterlesen...


18 October 2020 22:18

Workers employed by Faber-Castell (FC), one of the world's largest and oldest manufacturers of pens, pencils and other office supplies, are asking their company to heed their demands for better pay and working conditions. Weiterlesen...


18 October 2020 22:18

“Gender-based Violence is being considered a “second pandemic” in the region.” This was the statement issued by Fabiana Santos, President of BWI’s Regional Women’s Committee (RWC) in the Latin America and Caribbean region. Santos, who is also the Chair of the Group of 28 (Central America) and from FENTICOMMC-Dominican Republic, made the remark during a 29 September RWC meeting.Weiterlesen...


16 October 2020 07:14

To fully adapt to the new normal imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trade Union of Forestry, Wood and Paper Processing of the Republic of Srpska organised a seminar on 10 October on the basics of webinars among its youth and women members. Weiterlesen...


16 October 2020 04:58

The Global IKEA Union Network held a meeting last 12 October wherein different trade unions discussed the situation of workers employed at IKEA factories and suppliers in different countries, its connection to global labour trends and ways to move forward. Weiterlesen...


15 October 2020 04:09

Das IKEA-Geschichtenmobil der BHI („Caravan of Stories“) ist eine Kampagne, die es IKEA-Beschäftigten in verschiedenen Ländern ermöglicht, untereinander ihre Erfahrungen auszutauschen und über ihr Berufsleben zu berichten — zuletzt war es in Polen. In einem Industriewerk in Zbaszynek stellen 3.400 Arbeitnehmer Möbel für IKEA her.Weiterlesen...


14 October 2020 03:58

In Indonesien sind 29 Beschäftigte bei Sumsel 1 PLTU, die alle Mitglieder der SERBUK PT GPEC sind, wieder an ihre Arbeitsstätte zurückgekehrt, nachdem das Unternehmen aufgrund der Corona-Pandemie seine Tätigkeiten ausgesetzt und die Mitarbeiter nach Hause geschickt hatte.Weiterlesen...