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03 February 2021 09:12

Webinar: Stewardship in the forest and value chain

 

As part of BWI’s "Workers’ Voices” Webinar Series, we would like to invite you to a global webinar on stewardship in the forestry and value chain on 17 February 2021 at 16:00 to 18:30 CET.Read more...


03 February 2021 08:24

A construction worker died at the construction site of the metro line 16 of the Grand Paris Express in La Courneuve (Seine-Saint-Denis).
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02 February 2021 03:35

Work-related fatalities and precarious working conditions plague Turkey’s forestry sector. This was the report of the BWI-affiliated Civil Servants Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment of Turkey (TARIM ORMAN-IS) after it concluded monitoring several forest areas in the country. Read more...


27 January 2021 11:37

Ensuring workers’ health and safety are core issues that trade unions consistently fight for. With the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a growing and vocal clamour for a new way of working through strengthened health and safety measures at the workplaces.Read more...


06 January 2021 11:23

On 3 January 2020, a building being constructed in Kep, Cambodia collapsed, killing 36 workers. Already a year on, there has been zero justice and accountability. Read more...


05 January 2021 07:57

The Building and Woodworkers Trade Union of Cambodia (BWTUC) on 3 January expressed disappointment over the government’s slow action in responding to the public’s demand for justice and accountability regarding the collapse of a building in Kep, Southern Cambodia a year ago which killed 36 workers and injured 26 more. Read more...


15 December 2020 12:01

BWI affiliates in Africa and Middle East Region decided to intensify its national campaigns on asbestos to counter the aggressive marketing campaign of asbestos-producing and exporting countries. Read more...


04 December 2020 13:40

“There can be no health without mental health.” This was the message of a webinar organised by BWI in Africa and the Middle East on the psychological effects of COVID-19 to workers last 30 November.
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18 November 2020 11:14

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is reportedly on its way in banning all asbestos-containing products in projects it finance. Read more...