Droits

26 November 2020 05:45

BWI Statement on the 16 days of Activism vs. Violence against Women

 

At the start of this year’s 16 Days of Activism on Violence against Women, I am speaking out on the hidden pandemic, the surge of violence against women during the COVID pandemic. As this has been predominantly domestic violence, this is a critical time to engage on the role that trade unions should play in the support of women who are victims of abuse as well as the prevention of violence against women by working with men to address prejudices, possessiveness and aggression. Lire la suite...


26 November 2020 03:35

Latin American and the Caribbean women trade union leaders from at least nine (9) countries joined the campaign against gender-based violence (GBV) and ratification of ILO Convention 190 as part of the “16 Days Trade Union Activism on Violence against Women,” which started on 25 November and conclude on 10 December, the International Human Rights Day. Lire la suite...


25 November 2020 15:25

As trade unions worldwide mark the start of the 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women on 25 November, Argentina’s recent ratification of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 190 energises this year’s campaign against gender-based violence. Lire la suite...


25 November 2020 08:12

BWI, together with Australian affiliate, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), invite unions across the globe to participate in the adaptation of artwork and messages for trade union activism on violence against women. Lire la suite...


24 November 2020 03:32

BWI’s European Regional Committee (ERC) extended its full support and solidarity to Kyrgystani and Swedish trade unionists who are in the middle of important fights to defend labour rights. Lire la suite...


23 November 2020 00:01

Des drapeaux et des banderoles de couleur orange s’accrochent dans de nombreuses régions de Suisse alors que ses citoyens se préparent à l’initiative le 29 novembre afin de tenir les entreprises suisses responsables de leurs activités à l’étranger qui menacent les droits de l’homme et du travail, ainsi que l’environnement.Lire la suite...


20 November 2020 13:03

Join us in discussing the multinationals’ (MNCs) responsibilities in upholding human and labour rights and the global mechanisms to promote social responsibility. We will also present trade union actions and other plans to guarantee workers’ rights.Lire la suite...


19 November 2020 06:59

This was the resounding shout of Turkey’s major labour confederations after their government decided to shelve attempts to amend the country’s labour law through an Omnibus Law that seeks to expand the coverage of fixed-term labor contracts and undermine workers’ right to severance pay.
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19 November 2020 04:52

Byggnads, the Swedish union of construction workers, has threatened to go on strike next week over employer federation Byggföretagen’s reluctance to address industry-wide work-related fatal accidents during their collective bargaining negotiations. Lire la suite...