Noticias


16 August 2019 01:16

Third fatality in Tokyo 2020 construction process highlights dangers of heat stress

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

On 8 August a 50-year-old construction worker died of suspected heatstroke while laying a cable outside the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition centre, which is being renovated to be used as a media centre for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. Lee mas...


14 August 2019 00:36

The BWI is outraged at the excessive and disproportionate use of force by Hong Kong anti-riot squads against protesters last Sunday. It extends its solidarity with the trade union movement in its support over ten consecutive weeks of pro-democracy protests. Lee mas...


12 August 2019 16:28

As we mark the 20 years of the International Youth day since its inception, it is important that we continuously advocate for the achievements of the ILO’s Sustainable Development Goals for a better future and decent working conditions for young people. Lee mas...


12 August 2019 15:38

5 August: The Union of Construction Workers (SUNTRACS), a BWI affiliate in Panama, launched the second stage of its Annual Campaign on OHS 2019: “A Death, A Stoppage!”Lee mas...


12 August 2019 15:11

During the entire month of August, SINTRACOM Dourados, an affiliate of in BWI in Braizil will carry out a campaign aimed to provide women construction workers the opportunity to publicly talk about the problems and challenges they face at the workplace. Lee mas...


10 August 2019 08:01

To strengthen its work in the electricity sector, the TKTMS, a BWI Affiliate in Tamil Nadu State, India launched the Tamil Nadu Electrical Workers Federation (TEWF) on 30 July 2019 in Chennai. Lee mas...


06 August 2019 15:30

The 10th National Women's Conference took place at Chennai, Tamil Nadu State on 30 July 2019 with more than fifty women leaders representing BWI affiliates from India present. Lee mas...


06 August 2019 12:23

At least 942 workers who are members of the Kenya Building, Construction, Timber, Furniture and Allied Industries Employees Union Lee mas...


31 July 2019 03:52

The National Construction Workers Union of Cuba (SNTC) through its new national communication strategy is advancing its representation and defense of workers throughout the country.Lee mas...