Sisters and brothers from FGBB – Tunisia join BWI in campaigning to protect workers’ health, safety, jobs and income from the ill-effects of COVID-19. No to COVID-19-related employment termination! #LifebeforeProfit #BWI2020IWMD
On 25 April, FGBB, BWI’s affiliate in Tunisia mobilised its members in four major companies to celebrate IWMD. The unions visited AFRICA WORKS a construction company and three cement companies— Colacem, Jabal Al Wassat Cemen,t and Carthage Cement to campaign for better health and safety conditions. The FGBB used the opportunity to distribute OHS campaign materials.
BWI affiliate FGBB will conduct work site visits and distribute information brochures to organise workers and improve occupational health.
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.