Derechos

29 June 2020 10:05

Sindicato de Malasia continúa organizándose a pesar de amenazas y acoso

 

El Sindicato de Empleados de la Madera de la Península de Malasia (TEUPM) en Ekowood, considerada una de las compañías de pisos de madera dura más exitosas de Malasia, continua organizando a los trabajadores a pesar de los intentos de la gerencia de socavarlo. El sindicato dijo que la gerencia ha intentado continuamente sabotear el deseo de los trabajadores de ser representados en un sindicato para negociar colectivamente, y han frustrado las elecciones sindicales en dos ocasiones.Lee mas...


26 June 2020 04:35

Unite, the United Kingdom’s construction union, demanded that workers are financially protected and their employment secured after Crossrail and the Costain Skanska joint venture, in charge of building the new Bond street station, have parted ways.
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25 June 2020 12:13

The BWI-affiliated Turkish Union of Road, Construction and Building Workers (YOL-IS) warns of a general strike over the government’s move to transform the workers’ severance pay into a pension fund under the “complementary pension system” (TES).Lee mas...


24 June 2020 04:27

Amidst the constant threats and attacks against trade unionists and workers in general, the Kyrgyzstan Construction Workers’ Union held its Congress on 12 June and elected a new generation of trade union leaders to lead the fight for workers’ rights and welfare. Lee mas...


22 June 2020 03:11

BWI strongly condemned the kidnapping, detention and abuse of a large group of Egyptian migrant workers reportedly in the hands of militias allied with Libya’s UN-recognised administration. Lee mas...


19 June 2020 08:27

45 trade union leaders and officials from the BWI affiliates in Pan Europe, including 27 European Regional Committee titular members and substitutes, members of the European Regional Women and Youth Committees, Pan European Presidium and observers agreed to intensify their campaign for the ratification of ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention 190 and reject Ukraine’s proposed anti-union law.Lee mas...


19 June 2020 04:23

Since 2018, HeidelbergCement in Egypt has reduced its workforce by at least 2,000 through attrition and by not extending fixed term contracts. In December 2019, an independent study found that almost half of the 474 workers are contract workers at its Suez plant, one of four plants owned by HeidelbergCement in Egypt, where discriminatory labour conditions are a concern. Lee mas...


18 June 2020 12:06

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released its 2020 Global Rights Index where it reported the ten worst countries for working people namely Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, the Philippines, Turkey and Zimbabwe.
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18 June 2020 10:21

On June 2, the Trade Union of Construction and Building Materials Industry Workers of Serbia (SRGIGMS) held its 5th Congress in Smederevo which was attended by 50 delegates representing workers from the construction and the building material industries. Trade union leader Sasa Torlakovic was unanimously re-elected as union president.Lee mas...