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20 October 2019 04:39

Colombie : Jeunes et femmes bâtissent l'avenir

 

10-12 October: The Intergremial Association of Construction and Wood Workers of Colombia (INTERGREMIAL) held its first Workshop entitled: “Youth and Women Build the Future”, in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.Lire la suite...


20 October 2019 03:30

13 October: After 11 days of social struggle led by indigenous groups, trade unionists, peasants, and the broader civil society, Ecuador can finally celebrate the end of repression and violence. The Negotiating Commission composed of the Indigenous Movement, Social Groups (among them trade unionists from all over the country) and the Government achieved the repeal of Decree 883 in Ecuador.Lire la suite...


20 October 2019 03:05

13 October: After fifteen days of trade union struggle, unity and regional solidarity prevailed. SINTEC/FETRACOMA, a BWI affiliate organization in Chile, announced the end of its indefinite strike against STRABAG at the Alto Maipo Hydroelectric Project.Lire la suite...


17 October 2019 13:59

The BWI released a scientific study entitled, “National and International Impact of Digitalization on Workers in Construction”.Lire la suite...


17 October 2019 11:45

Workers at Wendt Corporation, a plant based in Buffalo New York succeeded in winning their two-year fight for a collective bargaining agreement. The workers joined the Ironworkers Union (Local 576) in 2017 and they have been battling the management for its first contract. Finally, this past August the union and the management agreed to an agreement after nearly 60 sessions of negotiations. During the negotiations the Wendt management harassed union members and threatened to lay-off workers.

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17 October 2019 10:19

Interview carried out by Estefanilla.Lire la suite...


16 October 2019 21:51

For the fourth time in two years, the Community Leaders Forum (CLF) on Workers’ Welfare was convened jointly by Qatar’s Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) and BWI on 8 October 2019. The fourth CLF was specifically geared to the concerns and issues impacting African migrant communities in Qatar. Lire la suite...


16 October 2019 15:34

Kyrgyzstan: Union vows to remain united despite pressure from government Lire la suite...


16 October 2019 07:59

Low wages prevent rural development in Eastern EuropeLire la suite...