Panama: SUNTRACS completed its 1-month campaign on Health and Safety at Work (SST), on April 28, 2022. After a month of meetings with workers and inspections to construction projects, the union organized a Closing Act in the Ramal Station Project, Metro del Tocumen Airport.
The National Union of Workers of Construction and Similar Industries (SUNTRACS), one of the leading trade union forces in Panama, joins BWI in marking this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April. Waving their red flags and chanting slogans, they called for safer and healthier workplaces for workers worldwide. #IWMD2022
Over thirty BWI affiliate unions in Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, Argentina, Venezuela, Ecuador, Jamaica, Curazao, Bermuda, Colombia, Peru and Brazil plan meetings with workers in workplace, OHS Talks in workplaces, virtual or face-to-face OHS-related trainings, public statements issued, national or sectoral mobilisations and the creation of campaign materials.