Rights

07 June 2024 06:20

BWI report exposes exploitation of Vietnamese and Indian workers in Serbian construction

 

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) has released a comprehensive report detailing the severe exploitation of Vietnamese and Indian workers at the Linglong tire factory construction site in Zrenjanin, SerbiaRead more...


06 June 2024 05:48

The Croatian Forestry Union (CFU) held its VIII Electoral Assembly in Marija Bistrica, culminating in the election of new leadership for the term 2024-2029Read more...


05 June 2024 10:52

Geneva, 5 June 2024 - In a landmark case, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) is filing two formal complaints with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) against Saudi Arabia for severe human rights abuses and wage theft involving at least 21,000 construction workers by various but mainly two now-bankrupt Saudi construction companies alone.Read more...


17 May 2024 07:09

On 26 April, 250 workers from STAEDTLER's factories in Nuremberg, Neumarkt, and Sugenheim participated in a protest demanding higher wages and better benefits. Read more...


10 May 2024 11:25

In a significant gesture of solidarity and collaboration, a delegation from Building and Wood Workers International (BWI), which recently visited the Philippines for a series of construction inspections, paid a courtesy call to newly appointed Secretary Hans Cacdad of the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW).Read more...


10 May 2024 03:44

Amid a vibrant atmosphere of camaraderie and solidarity, the second BWI Global Youth Festival commenced with fervent speeches and calls to action. Read more...


05 May 2024 22:28

As part of this year’s celebration of BWI Africa and Middle East Women’s Holding the Line series of articles, we tell the story of Amel Mannai, a Tunisian worker and member activist of the Fédération Générale du Bâtiment et du Bois (FGBB) union.
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30 April 2024 03:57

In collaboration with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), TUCC, represented by Kathrin Meisner and Bethuel Maserumule, 26 BWI affiliates from 11 countries pushed to bolster labour rights and representation within projects spearheaded by Chinese multinational companies (MNCs). Read more...


26 April 2024 09:53

The Community Leaders Forum (CLF) is back after a two-year pause, to revamp dialogue and drive change for workers' rights in Qatar. Read more...