Rights

13 October 2022 15:00

Nominations open for 2023 Arthur Svensson Prize for Trade Union Rights

 

We hereby invite representatives and employees of trade unions throughout the world to nominate candidates for next year's award of the Arthur Svensson international prize for trade union rights. Deadline is 1st of January 2023.Read more...


08 October 2022 12:25

e demand decent work for youth and for all not only it is vital for the humane living conditions but also because we believe that it is already there to be claimed by us. It is there ready as we are ready for the future. Let’s make the future ready for us!”
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07 October 2022 06:49

Demonstrating the value of union campaigns and mobilisations in pushing for the recognition and respect of labour rights, BWI’s Global Conference on Innovative Unionism held a session on 4 October for affiliates to share ground-breaking actions and strategies to improve labour standards and conditions.Read more...


06 October 2022 15:26

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI), on the occasion of its 5th World Congress, bestowed on 6 October 2022 its Fair Games Awards to the leaders of the Community Workers’ Forum in Qatar, and the Union of Construction and Woodworkers (GBH) in Austria for their outstanding work in building a decent work legacy around mega-sporting events.Read more...


06 October 2022 09:12

In a joint session by BWI’s Innovative Unionism Conference and the Women in Trades Conference on 5 October 2022 in Madrid, Spain, women workers and young trade unionists reimagine the future of jobs. The participating trade unionists are delegates to BWI’s 5th World Congress, which is also being held in Spain.
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05 October 2022 17:56

Members of BWI’s World Council on 5 October 2022 welcomed the signing of the first international framework agreement (IFA) outside of Europe with a multinational company.
 
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05 October 2022 13:00

Lisa Zanatta, a qualified Carpenter and Joiner by occupation, and currently working as an organiser and women’s Officer for the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) in Australia is one of the more than 700 trade union delegates who attended BWI’s 5th World Congress in Madrid, Spain. Read more...


05 October 2022 06:51

The BWI Global Conference on Innovative Unionism got underway on 4 October 2022 bringing together affiliates from across the world to showcase innovative strategies, actions and approaches to effectively respond to the swiftly changing world of work.
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04 October 2022 16:04

A day before the Building and Woodworkers’ International’s (BWI) 5th World Congress, a jampacked room of more than 200 women trade unionists gathered on 4 October at the Marriot Hotel and Conference Centre in Madrid, Spain and discussed how trade jobs, traditionally the domain of men workers, are viable career options for women too.
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