Derechos Sindicales

27 May 2020 11:33

Victory for workers at Cambodian cement company linked to LafargeHolcim

 

Workers at the Chakrey Ting cement factory in Kampot, Cambodia have concluded an agreement with the company at the Regional Labour Department that will see the reinstatement of its union vice president, Houn Houen.
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20 April 2020 08:00

BWI demands the immediate release of 15 pro-democracy leaders, including Lee Cheuk-yan, General Secretary of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), who were arrested on 18 April 2020 for allegedly “organising and participating in unlawful assemblies" related to protests in Hong Kong on amendments to the extradition bill in 2019. Lee mas...


16 March 2020 10:21

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is charged with many responsibilities. They include world heritage sites. One such site is the Angkor Archaeological Park in Cambodia. Restoration workers from the West Mebun temple have held a protest outside the office a French archaeological college – the École Française D’Extrême-Orient (EFEO) that previously employed them – regarding the UNESCO heritage Angkor Archaeological Park today, demanding an end to the almost two-year long impasse that has kept them away from their jobs. Lee mas...


22 February 2020 18:48

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28 January 2020 09:44

The Indian National Building Construction Forest and Wood Workers Federation (INBCWF), convened its Silver Jubilee Convention on 20 January 2020 in Bangalore, Karnataka State, celebrating twenty-five years of advocating for the rights of Indian building, construction and wood workers.Lee mas...


11 June 2019 06:44

Interview with Ivana Dimitrova and Blaguna Stojkoska of the Construction Workers’ Union in Macedonia (SGIP)Lee mas...


15 April 2019 06:44

13 April: Today the Korean Construction Workers’ Union (KCWU) affiliated to the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Unions (KFCITU) held a rally demanding the government guarantee construction workers basic labor rights in front of Namdaemun on April 13th. Then they marched to join more than 20,000 at the main rally organized by its national center, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU). The key demands of the main rally included ratify ILO core convention including conventions 87 and 98; amend Article 2 of the Labour Union Act; and guarantee specially-employed workers such as self-employed, contractor, and “misclassified” workers basic labor rights.”Lee mas...


05 April 2019 19:44

On 4 April 2019 BWI affiliates---UOCRA, UECARA, FOCRA, and USIMRA---in Argentina joined trade unions in other sectors marched to protest against adjustment policies of Mauricio Macri’s government.Lee mas...


19 February 2019 21:40

CTUM Assistant General Secretary Sandar Phyo Soe was amongst a group of seven union leaders that likely to be subject to civil legal action in response to their role in organising protests in Yangon and Mandalay in a second round of protest action.Lee mas...