Noticias


20 July 2019 13:37

Kenia: SEKO Suecia visita sitio de construcción

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

On 3 July 2019 a delegation from the Swedish Union for Service and Communications Employees (SEKO) led by the union’s vice president Gabriella Lavecchia conducted a mission to Kenya, where the delegation met with BWI affiliates and visited a construction site operated one of the big Chinese construction companies.Lee mas...


19 July 2019 22:47

The mining company, Vale S.A, was ordered to pay compensation for the environmental and economic damages caused by the rupture of the Feijão dam, which operated under its responsibility, in the city of Brumadinho, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil.Lee mas...


19 July 2019 12:30

After 742 days the struggle of the Victorian oil and gas workers against the world’s 6th biggest company in the world, Esso, has come to an end. The fight against sham employment, was the longest industrial dispute in Australian modern history. Lee mas...


15 July 2019 07:35

Per-Olof Sjöö, President of BWI and GS of Sweden, participated in a panel focusing on rights of migrant workers organized by Union to Union as part of the 8-day political festival Almedalen Week. Established in 1968 by former Prime Minister Olof Palme, when he as minister of education at the time, spoke from the back of a lorry at Kruttornet in Visby. Lee mas...


15 July 2019 07:31

In Tamil Nadu State in India, BWI Affiliate TKTMS led State-level Migrant Workers Rights Coalition convened a well-attended high-level stakeholders’ meeting on 4 July 2019. The Protector of Emigrants (POE), Chennai; Deputy Director, Commissionerate of Rehabilitation and Welfare of Non-Resident Tamils; Deputy Director of Employment; Administrative officer, Overseas Manpower Corporation Limited, senior representatives from Non-Resident Tamils, Tourist Travel Association and Tamil Nadu Construction Workers Welfare Board were present. From the TKTMS, around 200 district-level union representatives across the Tamil Nadu State took part.Lee mas...


12 July 2019 19:58

The main goal of social dialogue is to build consensus and promote democratic involvement amongst all stakeholders in the world of work. IndustriEnergi from Norway is currently supporting trade unions development projects for Building and Wood Worker's International (BWI) and IndustriALL Global Union (IndustriALL) affiliates in Ghana.Lee mas...


11 July 2019 07:56

On the eve the Electrical Trade Union (ETU) Australia centenary founding anniversary conference, with the theme of “100 Years of Power,” being held 10-11 July in Gold Coast Queensland, Allen Hicks was elected unopposed as National Secretary for the second time along with State Secretaries, State Council representatives and National Office officials. About 350 conference delegates, international guests and Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) leaders were in attendance. Lee mas...


10 July 2019 06:06

Ukraine: The Trade Union house RebuiltLee mas...


09 July 2019 13:33

Public investigators released a disciplinary report on 4 July 2019 accusing Sukru Durmus, President of TARIM ORMAN-IS, of providing confidential information on the whereabouts of members of the Turkish Parliament. The report has alleged that these leaks would endanger the lives of the members of Parliament who could be targeted by so-called terrorists. Lee mas...