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04 March 2024 01:21

Suriname: Workers demand decent work, denounce Amazon rainforest destruction

 

"Nothing about the Amazon without the Amazonians." This was the message carried at the meeting of the Amazonian Trade Union Network, held in September 2023 in Belém, Brazil. Read more...


26 February 2024 04:28

The Indonesian Forestry and Allied Workers Union (KAHUTINDO) hosted a multi-stakeholder Focus Group Discussion (FGD), initiating a first step toward regulatory improvement on OSH in Indonesian Forestry.

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08 January 2024 08:26

TARIM ORMAN-IS held a climate change and forestry panel discussion in October of last year in Antalya with the participation of forest rangers and engineers to learn and discuss the devastating impact of climate change and extreme weather conditions on working conditions in the forestry sector.Read more...


05 November 2023 13:22

Hot on the heels of their success in reinstating their president, Dariusz Kawka, the BWI-affiliated Solidarnosc has achieved yet another significant victory in the fight for workers' rights at the IKEA Industry factory in Lubawa, Poland.Read more...


26 September 2023 10:14

This is how trade unionists saw the reinstatement to work on 18 September of trade union leader Dariusz Kawka in an IKEA Industry factory in Lubawa, Poland. This was after Kawka, , Chairperson of the NSZZ "Solidarność,” was unjustly dismissed by the company on 28 November 2022 based on false charges.
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13 September 2023 03:55

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI), with the cooperation of the Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB), is hosting the Amazonian Trade Union Network Workshop: International Standards and Mechanisms for Trade Union Action in Belém, Brazil, from 11 September to 15 September.
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27 April 2023 08:37

Coen Van der Veer, BWI Director for Wood and Forestry presented the outcomes of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) General Assembly held last October 2022, which among others, adopted a motion that secures the free access of trade union representatives to FSC-certified worksites and plants to talk to the workers employed.Read more...


24 March 2023 08:24

The International Labour Organization (ILO) Committee on Freedom of Association ruled in favour of the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) and its Malaysian affiliate, the Sabah Timber Industry Employees Union (STIEU), regarding a complaint that they filed in 2021 against the Sabah Forest Industries.Read more...


16 March 2023 00:40

Chile’s Ñuble, Bío Bío and La Araucanía regions are facing a severe crisis due to the large-scale forest fires in February that has damaged close to half a million hectares of plantations and native forests in the said areas, according to BWI’s Chilean affiliates FETRAMAS of MASISA and FENASID of ARAUCO.

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