Trade Union Rights

07 December 2022 07:29

Workers’ Group to ILO: Work closely with unions

 

The International Labour Organization (ILO) on 6 December opened its 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) in Singapore and brought together the ILO’s tripartite constituents representing Governments, workers and employers from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States, as well as representatives of international organisations and civil society.Read more...


06 December 2022 13:24

In the Southern part of India, workers registered with the Tamil Nadu Construction Workers’ Welfare Board (TNCWWB) are now eligible for a new housing program.Read more...


28 November 2022 05:32

Innovative trade union organising is in full swing in Ghana under the leadership of the Timber and Woodworkers’ Union (TWU).
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21 November 2022 07:44

BWI Deputy President Dietmar Schaefer, BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson and Construction Energy Timber Workers Union of Fiji (CETWUF) National Secretary John Alexander on 21 November visited one of the depots of the China Railway No. 5 Engineering Group (CR5EG) in Suva, FijiRead more...


14 November 2022 01:33

The Building and Woodworkers’ international (BWI) recently released its report on innovative unionism in the Asia Pacific regionRead more...


10 November 2022 12:43

A vast national strike over the decline in the Belgian working people’s purchasing power was organised in Belgium on 9 November. BWI Belgian affiliates ACV-Bie and FGTB reported that numerous pickets were held across the country.Read more...


08 November 2022 05:51

Amidst the lack of agreement among social partners on the renewal of a national labour agreement covering Switzerland’s construction industry, thousands of masons and unions held demonstrations in the country’s different cities, including Geneva, on 7 November. Read more...


07 November 2022 06:03

The Turkish Wood and Paper Industry Workers’ Union (AGAC-IS) went on strike on 27 October as a response to the years-long union busting and other labour rights violations of ASD Laminat, a Turkish wood processing company infamous for its anti-union policies. Read more...


13 October 2022 15:00

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...