Rights

26 May 2021 02:52

Namibia: Construction workers agree to retrenchment package

 

112 Construction workers in Namibia agreed to a retrenchment package after several tussles with RCC JV TIECHMANN, a construction company tasked to construct a road between Gobabis and Amnius. Read more...


25 May 2021 04:36

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) signified its intention to send a trade union delegation to Colombia to assess its deteriorating human rights situation. Read more...


24 May 2021 13:55

An interview with Bishnu Maya Shrestha of the All Nepal Construction Workers’ Union (ANCWU).
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20 May 2021 04:04

Minha Casa Minha Vida ("My House, My Life”), Brazil’s biggest social housing program that aims to build a million homes, is compromised by budget cuts.

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19 May 2021 09:11

Recognising the achievements of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) in improving the plight of migrant workers in Qatar who laboured the 2022 World Cup infrastructure, the Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) put forward a list of proposals for the effective enforcement of labour reforms in the country.Read more...


13 May 2021 04:53



The Building and Woodworkers' International (BWI) expressed its outrage over the the reported forced labour of Indian construction workers building the Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) temple in New Jersey, United States. Read more...


07 May 2021 12:18

After a seven-day strike, the Trade Union of Construction, Paving and Earth Movement Industries Workers of the State of Ceará (SINTEPAV-CE) inked a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with companies operating the Solar Alex Project in Ceará, Brazil.Read more...


07 May 2021 11:00

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) and fellow global unions called on the United Nations Human Rights Council to condemn the Colombian government’s excessive use of force against workers who launched a national strike to oppose the introduction of a new tax measure. Read more...


05 May 2021 08:36

A national workers’ strike which left 13 dead and hundreds injured forced the Columbian government to withdraw a controversial tax reform law that aims to reduce and/or eliminate many tax exemptions, such as those on product sales. Trade unions said that the plan favoured the rich while placing more pressure on workers. Read more...