Sub Regional Women’s Conference “Value Women’s Work”

BWI Women in Maputo

On 8-9th of September 2016, women trade union leaders from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova and Ukraine came to together to participate in the first BWI Sub Regional Women’s Conference “Value Women’s Work”.

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Africa Regional Youth Committee met in Maputo, Mozambique on 12th September 2016

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Affiliates from Africa and Middle East called for a meeting in Maputo, Mozambique for young workers representatives on 12th September, 2016 to explore and bring forth innovations to Trade Unions in Building Construction Wood and Forestry Industry.

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BWI Africa Communication and Campaigns Network is effective

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Twenty-two delegates from selected BWI African affiliates attended a Communications and Campaigns Training workshop in Maputo Mozambique from 12th to 14th September 2016.

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BWI Africa and Middle East Regional Women Conference

Towards Innovative Unionism in Building Construction, Wood and Forestry Sectors”

Innovative unionism is also conceptualised to enlarge women representation in decision-making bodies of the affiliates. While some unions have succeeded having clauses specific to women in its collective agreements and unions understand that the role of women within the bodies of power is important; still we do not see much ...

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Innovative Unionism: Trade Unions, Challenges, Potentials and Strategies for the Future

Innovative Unionism: Trade Unions, Challenges, Potentials and Strategies for the Future

The state of trade unionism in the various Regions of BWI is full of challenges. Diminishing trade union density, weak trade union structures, anti-union employers, limited organising possibilities, emasculated collective bargaining systems and informality of employment are some of the issues that contribute in preventing trade unions as strong and ...

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Building Regional Capacity on Communications and Campaigns, Africa Regional Workshop

Building Regional Capacity (BRC) on Communications and Campaigns Africa Regional Workshop September 12 to 14, 2016 Maputo, Mozambique

The Zimbabwe Energy Workers Union (ZEWU) will be among the unions converging in Mozambique for the Building Regional Capacity on Communications and Campaigns, Africa Regional Workshop slated for 12-14 September 2016. The BWI and its affiliates are globally recognized as efficient sources of quick, authoritative, and substantive information on trade ...

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Fixed term contracts of employment

2012 Collective Bargaining Agreement

The matter is currently under negotiations at the National Employment Council (NEC) for the Energy Industry of Zimbabwe where as the union is negotiating for recognition of an employee who has served 36 months (3 years) as permanent inclusive of the past service.

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IndustriAll Train-the-trainer workshop

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The Zimbabwe National Workers Union (ZEWU) also participated in the IndustriAll Train-the-trainer workshop held at the Rainbow Towers from 10-11 June 2016 where it managed to send three delegates. The delegates included Cdes Christian Ranji, Samuel Rati and Phibion Chenyika. The topics covered included; What is training? Setting clear objectives ...

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2012 Collective Bargaining Agreement

2012 Collective Bargaining Agreement

The union, ZEWU, challenged the employer’s payment of the so-called ex-gratia to members as undermining the union and the High Court ordered that the employers should stop payment of the ex-gratia.

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Kamandama Mine Disaster Commemorations

kamandama mine disaster

The Zimbabwe Energy Workers Union (ZEWU) joined other progressive workers organisations in commemorating the Kamandama (Hwange) Mine Disaster at the Harare Polytechnic on 11 June 2016. The Kamandama mine disaster occurred in June 1972 when 427 miners died underground at Hwange colliery mine.  

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