Solidarity

08 June 2022 10:29

BWI mourns passing of Croatian union leader Željko Kalauz

 

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) mourns the passing of Željko Kalauz, President of the Croatian Forestry Union last 27 May 2022.
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27 May 2022 12:33

BWI’s regional office for Africa and Middle East in Johannesburg received on 24 May a delegation from the Solidar Suisse composed of Joachim Merz, Solidar Suisse Desk Officer Southern Africa & Bolivia and Beat von Däniken, Solidar Suisse Mozambique Representative. Read more...


20 May 2022 08:39

After two years of pandemic restrictions, BWI World Board members gathered for a two-day face-to-face meeting on 26-27 April in Geneva, Switzerland. Read more...


12 May 2022 11:53

As BWI moves closer to its 5th World Congress in Madrid, Spain, it launched its official Congress theme and logo to embody the urgent call for workers to take action amidst the various issues threatening the planet, peace and humankind.Read more...


10 May 2022 10:31

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), one of the largest labor unions in North America, called for a total ban on all imports of Russian and Belarusian hardwoods and softwoods. Read more...


04 May 2022 10:27

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) is saddened to hear the news on the sudden passing of INBCWF National General Secretary Dr. S.S Prakasam last 30 April 2022 due to cardiac arrest.Read more...


02 May 2022 03:52

As we mark this year's International Labour Day, let us be reminded of the important role played by trade unions in fighting for social change, and just and lasting peace. In the struggle to defeat organised oppression and tyranny, the organisation of trade unions is our most vital weapon.Read more...


27 April 2022 06:26

BWI remembers our beloved Jin Sook Lee. Indefatigable. Passionate. Innovative. Dreamer. Fighter. And most of all, a woman of strong leadership. Read more...


26 April 2022 14:19

The Federation of Dutch Trade Unions (FNV), a big national trade union centre in the Netherlands, successfully held its four-yearly Congress last 12-13 April at DeFabrique in Utrecht. Read more...