Rights

26 April 2021 08:10

BWI General Secretary Report 2021

 

BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson reports on how trade unions have become "beacons of hope" amidst a global health crisis. He outlines BWI's call for safe and efficient vaccines for all workers, decent jobs and wages, and a sustainable, progressive and worker-responsive economic recovery program to not only to win the battle against COVID-19, but also win the war for a new and better world.Read more...


23 April 2021 07:35

In commemoration of the 132nd International Workers’ Day or May Day, BWI will hold a Global Organising Forum to reflect on its work and experiences in trade union organising. The event will also launch BWI's Global Organizing Academy (GOA).Read more...


21 April 2021 06:27

Members of the Sabah Timber Employees Union (STIEU) has castigated the Sabah forest Industries (SFI) and the state government for failing to release the salaries of 2,000 workers for the months of December 2020 and January 2021 respectively. Read more...


21 April 2021 02:36

Last 15 April, the BWI-affiliated Timber Employees Union of Peninsular Malaysia (TEUPM) became the sole and exclusive bargaining organisation of workers at the Hok Lai Timber Company, after it won in a certification of election determined through secret ballot. Read more...


20 April 2021 12:09

At the start of this year’s 16 Days of Activism on Violence against Women, I am speaking out on the hidden pandemic, the surge of violence against women during the COVID pandemic. As this has been predominantly domestic violence, this is a critical time to engage on the role that trade unions should play in the support of women who are victims of abuse as well as the prevention of violence against women by working with men to address prejudices, possessiveness and aggression. Read more...


20 April 2021 08:45

The Trade Union Federation of Republika Srpska (SSRS) pushed for the passage of a law to protect workers from harassment at work.
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19 April 2021 09:16

 The threat of a strike action by ninety one (91) workers prevented a HeidelbergCement subsidiary in Belgium from implementing labour subcontracting schemes.
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18 April 2021 10:50

International Youth Day (GS Report 2021)Read more...


18 April 2021 10:08

Building a gender-equal better future (GS Report 2021)Read more...