Migrant Workers' Rights

12 January 2022 05:28

Mauritius: CMWEU secures agreement protecting 400 migrant workers in Chinese MNC

 

The Construction Workers' Union of Mauritius (CMWEU) and its national confederation, the Confederation of Private Sector Workers (CTSP) came to the aid of around 400 exploited migrant workers in Mauritius.Read more...


20 December 2021 05:22

In the week leading up to the International Migrant Workers’ Day, a BWI delegation took part in an event at the Swedish Pavilion of Expo2020 in Dubai, raising the importance of social dialogue to achieve a just transition to a green and resilient economy. Read more...


18 December 2021 09:01

To mark this year’s International Migrant Workers’ Day and the one-year countdown to the FIFA 2022 World Cup Final, the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) and the World Players’ Union (FIFPRO) today issued a joint open letter recognising, honouring and celebrating the work of migrant workers around the world. Read more...


13 December 2021 09:16

Migrant women leaders dominated the new set officers of the Bayanihan ng Manggagawa sa Konstruksyon ng Qatar (BMKQ), an association of Filipino workers in the construction sector, which held its 6th General Assembly on 10 December at Doha, Qatar. Read more...


31 August 2021 06:39

As part of the various efforts to protect the rights of migrant construction workers in Germany, the IG Bauen-Agrar-Umwelt (IG BAU) launched an innovative form of trade union membership wherein a migrant worker can become a member of the union even before arriving in the country.
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30 August 2021 11:59

The Ministry for Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) and the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) organised a Community Leaders’ Forum on 27 August in Doha, Qatar. Read more...


26 August 2021 08:08

The Ukraine, Building Workers Union (PROFBUD) last 19 August held its annual migration conference which focused on ways to address problems of migrant workers from Ukraine amidst and after the pandemic.
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02 July 2021 03:46

Hundreds of Cambodian workers return to their country after Thailand imposed a military-style lockdown of all its construction sites to contain the spread of COVID-19. Read more...


28 June 2021 05:03

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) and the Building and Woodworkers Industrial Council of Thailand (BWICT) express their serious concerns over Thailand’s militarist approach in managing the spread of COVID-19 among workers. Read more...