Solidarity

29 January 2023 14:22

Free the jailed trade union leaders of Belarus! - BWI

 

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) expresses its deep concern and alarm over the arrest and imprisonment of independent trade union leaders from the Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions (BKDP). Read more...


16 January 2023 01:01

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) and the European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) released their second joint activity report on the campaigns and actions that they have collectively undertaken in 2022. Read more...


13 January 2023 13:30

Three months after BWI passed a resolution before its 5th World Congress calling for the defence of democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean, its trade union affiliates in the region were immediately in the thick of the struggle to safeguard democracy from the attacks of far-right forces.

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01 January 2023 08:04

Let's welcome the new year with reinvigorated strength, hope and determination as we continue the trade unions' historical task to build a new and better world for all workers. Read more...


20 December 2022 09:28

Celebrating its 60th year anniversary, the Turkish Road, Building and Construction Workers’ Union (YOL-IS) on 10-11 December held its 12th Ordinary General Assembly in Ankara, Turkiye, gathering more than 400 delegates.
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10 December 2022 03:06

BWI Statement on the 2022 International Human Rights Day Read more...


09 December 2022 12:09

The Histadrut is preparing to lead a nationwide wave of protests on the issue of the cost of living, and as a first step, a new campaign is launched to unite and rally all of Israel’s citizens in the struggle.Read more...


09 December 2022 03:55

Responding to the tragic and fatal accident of a Filipino migrant worker at the World Cup training site in Qatar, the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) calls for a minute of global silence in his memory, and for all migrant construction workers who died on the job to make the brightest sporting event in the world possible. Read more...


08 December 2022 07:48

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on 3 December celebrated its 40th year anniversary at the old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, Limpopo. With the theme “Back to basics,” the event was attended by around a thousand members and guests. Read more...