Rights

10 November 2021 07:19

Cambodia: BWTUC holds 4th Congress

 

Last Sunday, 7 November, the BWI-affiliated Building and Woodworkers’ Trade Union Federation of Cambodia (BWTUC) held its 4th National Congress in the country’s province of Kampot. More than 35 delegates participated in the event amidst the continuing restrictions against in-person gatherings in the country.
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09 November 2021 05:48

On 25 October, women workers in trades from Pan European countries, North America, Australia, Africa-MENA and Latin America shared their experiences and stories of struggle in an ‘Interregional exchange” organised by BWI.

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04 November 2021 10:26

The European Regional Women’s Committee (ERWC) held its annual stator meeting online on 26 October and extracted valuable lessons on how women workers can respond to the pandemic.
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04 November 2021 08:42

40 trade union leaders, led by the BWI-affiliated Químicos ABC in Brazil, successfully finished an LGBTIQA+ and workers' rights workshop, as part of their efforts to promote gender equality and inclusion within trade unions. Read more...


02 November 2021 05:18

The impact of COVID-19 on the cement industry, health and safety, clean technology and workers’ rights were among the issues discussed when more than 70 trade unionists from 20 countries met online for the joint IndustriALL, BWI and EFBWW HeidelbergCement global union network meeting. The meeting was organised with the support of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.
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01 November 2021 03:19

The Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions (TURK-IS) took part in a forum that brought together the government and employers’ organisations last 14 October and underscored the need to address the widening gap between the employment rates of men and women workers.
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27 October 2021 06:31

The BWI Africa and Middle East region held a two-day training on digital organising and communication tools for shop stewards employed in Chinese multinational companies (MNCs) in the region. Read more...


21 October 2021 08:24

Taking full advantage of a joint platform for social dialogue established early this year between trade unions and employers, the Trade Union of Construction and Industry of Construction Materials of Bosnia and Herzegovina (SGIIGMBIH) successfully signed a branch CBA with the Association of Employers of FBiH (UPFBiH) covering more than 26,700 workers.
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21 October 2021 07:30

As a result of the joint efforts of BWI affiliates in Bosnia and Herzegovina, several branch collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) were successfully signed by trade unions and employers this year.Read more...