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TURKEY: 418 Wood Workers at Strike
(news, 5/16/2017 9:19:49 AM) - The Turkish Wood Workers Union (AGAC-IS) went on strike on 12 May demanding a pay increase and to...

Corporate greed leads to lockout in Victoria timber mill
(news, 5/12/2017 5:49:01 AM) - More than 200 timber mill workers remain locked out at Australia’s largest plywood mill at...

President Han receives the FNV Trade Union Award
(news, 5/11/2017 8:10:45 AM) - Han Sang Gyun, President of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), is the recipient of...

General Strike in Brazil
(news, 5/4/2017 7:29:43 PM) - This is what many union leaders of civil and heavy construction – and other BWI sectors in this...

BWI Solidarity Mission to Turkey
(news, 4/18/2017 7:23:37 AM) - The BWI recently completed a solidarity mission to Ankara, Turkey, on April 10th and 11th 2017. The...

Argentina: first general strike against Macri’s Government paralyzes the country
(news, 4/7/2017 11:59:28 PM) - The trade unions in Argentina paralyzed the country during the strike called on 6 April 2017...

Mike Rose elected as Board Member of the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)
(news, 4/6/2017 9:50:51 AM) - The BWI is pleased to announce that the PEFC General Assembly has elected Mr. Mike Rose as a Board...

Myanmar workers resist holiday cuts
(news, 3/28/2017 12:05:06 PM) - On Saturday 26 March 2017 workers in Yangon held a demonstration in Yangon, in opposition to a...

Register for the 4th BWI World Congress and Related Meetings
(news, 3/21/2017 5:09:11 PM) - During the week of 26 November to 1 December 2017, BWI will hold its 4th BWI World Congress and...

MALAYSIA: Workers at STIEU Receive their Wages….Next Step---Towards Union Recognition!
(news, 3/21/2017 2:26:03 AM) - Workers at Sabah Forest Industries (SFI) are elated, after their almost two week-long picket has...

BWI Leaders Meet FIFA Secretary General Samoura
(news, 3/16/2017 3:57:25 PM) - A Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) delegation met this week with FIFA Secretary...

Argentina: Great march against neoliberal government
(news, 3/14/2017 4:30:38 PM) - On March 7, 2017, tens of thousands of Argentine workers took the streets of this country against...

South Asia: Trade Unions Commemorate International Women’s Day
(news, 3/13/2017 9:23:14 AM) - To mark the International Women’s Day and strengthen women workers participation in the trade union...

BWI contributes to new report on Violence and Harassment against Women and Men in the World of Work
(news, 3/13/2017 9:07:18 AM) - BWI contributed to the recently published ILO Report titled ‘Violence and Harassment against Women...

Providing equal opportunities for women in every sphere of life is crucial says Anjali from India
(news, 3/11/2017 10:14:25 AM) - Anjali, a 35-year-old widow working in the construction sector from a young age is based in Tamil...

If you experienced gender-based violence at work, don’t hesitate to come out and speak says Volina Eugene Nobilly from SFI Malaysia
(news, 3/10/2017 1:20:04 AM) - ‘To all the working women out there, if you experienced gender-based violence at work, don’t...

Union of the civil construction STICC-POA in Brazil distributes lipsticks to women who work in the construction sites
(news, 3/9/2017 10:55:40 AM) - The number of female construction workers is still small compared to male labor. In Porto Alegre,...

International Women’s Day: BWI Addresses Gender-based-violence at the workplace
(news, 3/7/2017 9:33:25 AM) - In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day, the BWI is highlighting one of the most...

An open letter to the Prime Minister of Malaysia
(news, 3/5/2017 5:59:31 AM) - Yesterday the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Haji Mohammed Najib bi, Tun Haji Abdul Razak,...

Global Unions and LafargeHolcim to develop Global Framework Agreement
(news, 2/2/2017 5:56:21 PM) - Global trade unions represented by IndustriALL Global Union and Building and Wood Worker's...

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