Solidarité

07 August 2020 01:47

BWI Solidarity Statement on the Beirut Explosion

 

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) expresses its sympathies to the Lebanese people on the recent tragedy arising from the explosion at the Beirut Port on Tuesday 4 August 2020. Lire la suite...


02 July 2020 13:33

Avec l'aide de l’IBB, le Syndicat national de la construction et des services du Guatemala (SINCS-G) a pu fournir de la nourriture et une assistance médicale à 50 des familles de travailleurs les plus vulnérables dont il s'occupe. Le syndicat a déclaré que son aide a permis de toucher 250 personnes, dont des femmes, des enfants, des jeunes et des personnes âgées. Le SINCS-G a expliqué qu'en moyenne, une famille guatémaltèque est composée de cinq membres. Lire la suite...


09 December 2019 16:14

Every 10th of December is International Human Rights Day. It was established by the United Nations to mark and celebrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted in 1948. In 2019, the Building and Wood Workers’ International is joining with other Global Unions in a Day of Action to focus on human rights violations in the Philippines and to support those who struggle, often in desperate circumstances, for basic freedoms and democracy. We have urged BWI member organisations to join with other trade unionists and supporters of human rights to demonstrate to the Government of the Philippines that their violations of human rights are global concerns and to show those who courageously resist oppression that they are not alone.Lire la suite...


19 July 2016 07:27

On 2 June 2016, 15 members of the Tower Crane Operators Branch of the Korean Construction Workers Union (KCWU) affiliated to the Korean Federation of Construction Industry Trade Union (KFCITU), BWI’s affiliate in South Korea, were found guilty under the criminal charges of “blackmail” and “obstruction of business” for merely engaging in collective bargaining negotiations. Lire la suite...