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19 March 2021 05:25

Finnish forest company betrays workers, abandons collective bargaining

 

After decades of a well-functioning collective bargaining history, the United Paper Mills (UPM) has decided not to negotiate the terms of employment of its salaried employees at any level.
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25 February 2021 13:15

BWI started its “Workers’ Voices Webinar Series” with a discussion on stewardship in the forestry and value chain on 17 February. Read more...


16 February 2021 03:37

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) in Australia called on Multinational construction giant CIMIC Group to return a total of USD 20 million worth of Jobkeeper payments it took from taxpayers during the start of the pandemic.
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05 February 2021 04:50

To promote spaces for meaningful discussions among trade unionists, BWI launched the “BWI Conversations,” an informative vlog hosted by its General Secretary, Ambet Yuson. Read more...


03 February 2021 09:12

As part of BWI’s "Workers’ Voices” Webinar Series, we would like to invite you to a global webinar on stewardship in the forestry and value chain on 17 February 2021 at 16:00 to 18:30 CET.Read more...


03 February 2021 08:24

A construction worker died at the construction site of the metro line 16 of the Grand Paris Express in La Courneuve (Seine-Saint-Denis).
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02 February 2021 03:35

Work-related fatalities and precarious working conditions plague Turkey’s forestry sector. This was the report of the BWI-affiliated Civil Servants Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment of Turkey (TARIM ORMAN-IS) after it concluded monitoring several forest areas in the country. Read more...


27 January 2021 11:37

Ensuring workers’ health and safety are core issues that trade unions consistently fight for. With the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a growing and vocal clamour for a new way of working through strengthened health and safety measures at the workplaces.Read more...


06 January 2021 11:23

On 3 January 2020, a building being constructed in Kep, Cambodia collapsed, killing 36 workers. Already a year on, there has been zero justice and accountability. Read more...