Migrant Workers' 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...


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...


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...


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...


12 December 2023 08:02

Around 60 BWI affiliates and migrant workers convened in Dubai to discuss promoting decent work opportunities in the green transition. Read more...


05 December 2023 08:23

The Women Community Leaders’ Forum in Qatar (WCLF-Q) celebrated the successful conclusion of its groundbreaking Basic Dressmaking Course. Read more...


02 December 2023 11:40

In light of the intensifying global climate crisis, BWI has prepared a fact sheet dedicated to protect the health and safety of workers, with a specific emphasis on migrant workers. Read more...


01 December 2023 06:29

With the start of the COP 28 in Dubai, the 12 million-strong Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) reminds everyone that the global climate crisis threatens the displacement of millions of working people, pushing many to seek overseas work due to extreme weather events.Read more...


29 November 2023 05:33

As world leaders prepare to set foot in Dubai - in the fastest warming region of the world - for the COP28, take a moment to reflect on what working in extreme heat is like. Join construction workers worldwide demanding urgent measures to protect workers from climate change-induced extreme heat. Read more...