Rights

29 March 2021 12:29

#WomenSpeak: Gender equality and diversity

 

I believe in and celebrate diversity and pluralism, especially among women workers. I also believe in gender equality. No worker, regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, must be deprived of her labour rights and treated unfairly and/or differently from others. This is the equal and better future that I want. Read more...


29 March 2021 10:35

Philippine trade unions condemned the killing of another labour leader under the watch of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration. Read more...


26 March 2021 04:25

The Civil Servants’ Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment Sectors (TARIM ORMAN-IS) celebrated this year’s International Women Month by giving voice to rural women workers in the forestry industry. Read more...


26 March 2021 03:26

25 BWI-affiliated trade unions in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) marked this year’s International Women's Month by demanding gender equality in their governments’ COVID-19 recovery efforts. The unions also called for more ratifications of International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment at Workplaces.Read more...


23 March 2021 07:41

The future remains bleak to millions of migrant workers who were hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, a year after the global health crisis put an indefinite stop to migration.
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22 March 2021 04:21

Over 30 BWI affiliates from different countries in the Pan-European region took action to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Month. Read more...


22 March 2021 03:33

BWI’s International Youth Committee (IYC) had its 3rd statutory meeting online on 18 March. The committee agreed to push for immediate policies that will pave the way for the just transformation of employment, wages, politics and gender relations, and transition to climate-friendly industries. The young trade unionists expressed the urgent need to take action to build a future which will provide fair and equal standards for all.

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19 March 2021 06:40

The Morrison government has abandoned a crackdown on wage theft after it gutted its own industrial relations omnibus bill, junking provisions on the criminalization of wage theft while passing only limited changes to casual employment. Read more...


19 March 2021 05:25

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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