Category Archives: 2021 South Africa

South Africa: Forestry union signs declaration with employers calling on ILO to recognise safety as a fundamental right

South Africa’s CEPPWAWU signed a declaration with seven forestry companies recognising the importance of safe and healthy workplaces, especially in the time of COVID-19. The signatories also called on the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to declare occupational health and safety as a fundamental right of workers. This initiative is part of BWI’s campaign leading to this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April

South Africa: Gender based violence and harassment in South Africa’s mining industry – 28 April