Forest Industry Jobs

03 December 2021 03:12

Serbian workers win new CBA in Vojvodinašume

 

The Branch Trade Union of Forestry and Woodworking Workers of Serbia and the United Trade Union Organization of Vojvodinaforest, Petrovaradin on 21 September won a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) covering 1,450 workers employed in “Vojvodinašume” (Vojvodinaforest), a public company which holds an FSC FM/COC certificate.
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25 October 2021 14:50

International labour coalition says closure of U.S. IKEA facility lacks workers’ consultations, violates OECD guidelines and global framework agreementRead more...


14 October 2021 02:28

BWI held a three-day visit to Turkey on 1-3 October to touch base with its affiliates, the Turkish Forestry Workers’ Union (ORMAN-IS) and the Civil Servants’ Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment Sectors (TARIM ORMAN-IS).
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26 August 2021 06:46

The precarious working condition of Turkey’s forest workers and rangers took center stage after more than 200 forest fires burnt 1,600 square kilometres of the country’s forests, including villages in its Mediterranean region. The wildfires which started from July to August 24, 2021 have reportedly killed 8 people. Read more...


24 August 2021 05:12

The Forest, Wood Processing and Paper Trade Union of Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) held recently a national assembly and unanimously re-elected Vlado Pavlovic as president. Read more...


23 August 2021 06:38

Trade unionists this month helped put out a forest fire in Eastern Bosnia that threatened to engulf villages on the Veliki Stolac mountain. The region is home to the Pancic spruce, one of the oldest tree species in Europe.
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19 July 2021 08:47

A forest ranger who caught the Turkish public’s admiration after arresting those behind the theft of 2,168 trucks of sand from ancient Patara Beach in Antalya, won his battle for reinstatement after thousands of netizens condemned his arbitrary dismissal. Read more...


07 July 2021 08:02

The BWI Global IKEA Unions’ Network held its fifth meeting last 30 June bringing together trade union leaders from IKEA factories, warehouses and suppliers based in Poland, Russia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the United States.
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21 June 2021 05:56

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) and its affiliates called for the establishment of a “Trade Union Amazon Solidarity Network” to organise international solidarity actions to protect Brazil’s Amazon rainforest and ensure decent work in the area. Read more...