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13 June 2024 03:34

Mastering Heat Stress: A Joint OSH Campaign of BWI and Qatar Ministry of Labour

 

BWI and the Labour Ministry of Qatar jointly launched an information and education campaign dubbed “Mastering Heat Stress” to manage heat stress in the workplaces and to achieve a safe and healthy working environment for migrant workers in Qatar.Lee mas...


07 June 2024 06:20

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) has released a comprehensive report detailing the severe exploitation of Vietnamese and Indian workers at the Linglong tire factory construction site in Zrenjanin, SerbiaLee mas...


06 June 2024 05:48

The Croatian Forestry Union (CFU) held its VIII Electoral Assembly in Marija Bistrica, culminating in the election of new leadership for the term 2024-2029Lee mas...


05 June 2024 10:52

Geneva, 5 June 2024 - In a landmark case, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) is filing two formal complaints with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) against Saudi Arabia for severe human rights abuses and wage theft involving at least 21,000 construction workers by various but mainly two now-bankrupt Saudi construction companies alone.Lee mas...


17 May 2024 07:09

On 26 April, 250 workers from STAEDTLER's factories in Nuremberg, Neumarkt, and Sugenheim participated in a protest demanding higher wages and better benefits. Lee mas...


10 May 2024 11:25

In a significant gesture of solidarity and collaboration, a delegation from Building and Wood Workers International (BWI), which recently visited the Philippines for a series of construction inspections, paid a courtesy call to newly appointed Secretary Hans Cacdad of the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW).Lee mas...


10 May 2024 03:44

Amid a vibrant atmosphere of camaraderie and solidarity, the second BWI Global Youth Festival commenced with fervent speeches and calls to action. Lee mas...


05 May 2024 22:28

As part of this year’s celebration of BWI Africa and Middle East Women’s Holding the Line series of articles, we tell the story of Amel Mannai, a Tunisian worker and member activist of the Fédération Générale du Bâtiment et du Bois (FGBB) union.
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30 April 2024 03:57

In collaboration with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), TUCC, represented by Kathrin Meisner and Bethuel Maserumule, 26 BWI affiliates from 11 countries pushed to bolster labour rights and representation within projects spearheaded by Chinese multinational companies (MNCs). Lee mas...