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14 November 2016 08:48

Ecuador: Unions call for building of more sustainable cities at UN Habitat III Conference

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

About 35 thousand people attended the opening of the United Nations Habitat III Conference on the 17th of October in Quito, Ecuador.Lee mas...


14 November 2016 08:43

The 35-member BWI delegation consisting of trade union leaders from Argentina, Brazil, Denmark, Ecuador, Panama, Sweden, and Switzerland and headed by Per-Olof Sjöö, president of the BWI pushed for the Decent Work Agenda during Habitat III.Lee mas...


25 October 2016 20:22

BWI’s Australian partner union the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) is calling on the Turnbull Government to take health and safety for construction workers more seriously after three fatalities have shaken the industry. Lee mas...


08 September 2016 10:34

The collapse of a 13th floor slab on a construction site on 29 July 2016 at Pune, Maharashtra State (India) has left nine workers dead and another five injured. Lee mas...


29 July 2016 13:14

A tragic accident occurred on Sunday 24 July 2016 in Lahore, Pakistan, when a crane struck a passing rickshaw, killing four civilians and injuring a further ten.Lee mas...


11 July 2016 11:50

Six workers (including three Chinese engineers) were killed and least 20 others were severely injured in a major accident at the Tarbela Extension Project (Phase IV), a dam project in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.Lee mas...


20 June 2016 13:25

Eleven South Asian workers in Qatar got killed and 12 injured in a fire that broke out in their living quarters on Wednesday night.Lee mas...


31 May 2016 07:42

A tower crane in Makati, central Manila, has collapsed, injuring at least two individuals. Lee mas...


31 May 2016 06:59

A survey amongst construction worker members of UCATT has revealed very real concerns about the prevalence of mental health problems in the industry. Lee mas...