Refugees fleeing for their lives, most from Syria, are flowing every day into Europe with refugee camps in neighbouring countries are already over-flowing. Many have seen family members, friends and neighbours killed. This deadly conflict has created a humanitarian crisis on a massive scale.
The strict migration policies of the countries within the European Union have [...]
On prior September 2nd, it was held the last follow-up workshop for organizational theme in Central America and the Caribbean focused on organizing migrant workers. This workshop was led by the Building and Wood Worker´s International (BWI), with the support from the United Federation of Danish Workers from Denmark (3F), in Managua, Nicaragua.
The Workshop of [...]
Tajikistan: Migrant Workers and 2018 World Cup in Russia (Comments Off)
On 26-27 August 2015 leaders and activists of the Building Materials Workers Union of Tajikistan came together from different regions in the country to discuss migrant workers’ rights protection and pre-departure training.
The economic situation in Tajikistan has become better over the last ten years. The level of poverty has remained high (34 per cent of [...]
With the participation of affiliates throughout the region, the Building and Wood Worker´s International (BWI) held in Managua, capital of Nicaragua, Central America, the Regional Conference on Migrant Workers, “one of the greatest challenges today around the world, “said the General Secretary of the National Trade Union of Carpenters, Bricklayers and Allied Trade Unions (SNSCAASC) [...]
Migrant workers in South Korea win union rights (Comments Off)
After ten long years of struggle migrant workers in South Korea now have the full right to organize themselves regardless of their immigration status, according to a decision by the Supreme Court on the 25th of June.
The Migrant Trade Union (MTU) was founded in 2005 by a group of 91 migrant workers from different countries. [...]
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8/26/14 •Nicaragua: “Yo soy el sindicato”, dice un trabajador migrante de la construcción.
8/26/14 •Nicaraguan Migrant Worker saids, “I am the union.”
8/12/14 •BWI Assists the Repatriation of Indian Migrant Workers in Iraq
8/11/14 •Assisting Indian Migrant Workers on Foreign Soil: Hajra Salam’s Journey
7/03/14 •“Estoy dispuesto a sindicalizarme”, expresa un migrante nicaragüense
9/13/15 •BWI Calls on European Governments to Guarantee Safe and Fair Migration for Refugees
9/13/15 •BWI Affiliates in Central America Commit to Organize Migrant Workers
9/13/15 •Tajikistan: Migrant Workers and 2018 World Cup in Russia
9/13/15 •Organizing Migrant Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean
6/30/15 •Migrant workers in South Korea win union rights