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Myanmar: Building and wood workers’ union federation BWI announces 28 April plans

Global building unions’ federation BWI has announced the 28 April plans of its Myanmar affiliate. BWFM will hold a candlelit vigil to honour workers killed on the job.

Myanmar: Young workers take time off to express support for Covid-19 campaign – BWFM

Young workers from Myanmar (BWFM) take some time off to express their support for BWI’s workers’ memorial week campaign. Protect workers! Stop COVID-19! #Lifebeforeprofit #BWI2020IWMD #iwmd20

Philippines: Forum and demonstrations to mark 28 April and demand reforms- #iwmd19

In the Philippines global construction union federation Building and Wood Worker’s International (BWI) affiliate  NUBCW will hold a one-day forum for new members (construction workers) covering safety standards and OHS rights at work.

Another BWI affiliate BWFM will organise an action involving 300 construction worker members in the Thainlyin township (this is in Yangon, and much of the construction activity there is within a special economic zone) to demand meaningful OHS legal reforms.