In Jordan, the BWI affiliate GTUCW celebrated International Workers’ Memorial Day in Amman on the 26th April with a meeting of the union’s leadership on the safety and health issues concerning migrant workers.
Jordanian union GTUCW, affiliate of the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) union federation will engage workers in a strike on 28th April in front of the Lafarge-Holcim Al Fuhais Plant.
In Lebanon GSTU will hold a press conference and distribute brochures at work sites in Chekka and Tripoli.
In Jordan GTUCW will target Amman construction companies holding meetings with workers and distributing brochures.
On 28 April, at the Construction Vocational Training Center in Cairo, Egyptian union GTUBWW is to hold a workshop on the importance of occupational health and safety. The workshop will be followed by a visit to cement plants to meet workers and investigate the safety and health issues they are facing
Bahrain: Between 20 and 23 April GFBTU is to hold workshops on how to avoid worker safety and health risks in the construction sector. On the 28th GFBTU will hold an open ceremony for all workers and distribute brochures.
In Tunisia FGBB will distribute brochures to mark 28 April.