Rights

25 November 2022 08:11

Ghana: BWI and IndustriALL affiliates launch youth activist school

 

BWI and IndustriAll on 22-24 November organised a Youth Activist School which was attended by 35 Ghanaian youth trade unionists, including 17 young women, from the global unions’ six (6) affiliates.Read more...


25 November 2022 01:56

BWI joins women workers, trade unions and the international community in marking this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on 25 November by launching our annual “16 Days of Trade Union Activism on Violence Against Women.”
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22 November 2022 13:57

As football fans worldwide cheer for their favorite teams competing at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) urges all its trade union affiliates, partners, allies and friends to stand with migrant workers.
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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...


18 November 2022 14:43

BWI will continue to stand with the migrant workers in Qatar beyond the 2022 World Cup and until their human rights are fully realised, protected, and respected.
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14 November 2022 09:50

Nigeria on 8 November 2022 deposited with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) the instrument of ratification of ILO Convention No. 190 on the Violence and Harassment in the World of Work. It becomes the 22nd country next to Panama to ratify the said convention.

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14 November 2022 06:30

I am Hilly Shamulele and I am a trade unionist. I joined the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers’ Union (MANWU) in 2007 and rose from the ranks as a shop steward, BEC member and a member of the union’s financial committee. In 2020, I was elected as the Vice President of MANWU. Read 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...