Tag Archives: Video

Global: A 28 April message from Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation

April 28 is International Workers’ Memorial Day or Workers’ Mourning Day. This is the international day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured or made unwell by their work. More here: https://www.ituc-csi.org/28April2020

USA: National COSH Dirty Dozen 2020

The National COSH 2020 Dirty Dozen — Special Coronavirus Edition puts a spotlight on employers who put workers and communities at risk from unsafe practices. This year, we focus on employers who are failing to protect workers and the public from exposure to COVID-19, as well as other hazards across a range of industries and occupations.

National COSH

Australia: ACTU Secretary’s 28 April video message

Sally McManus Secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions “Mourn the dead, fight like hell for the living”

Australia: International Workers Memorial Day Ceremony – VTHC

Today is International Workers’ Memorial Day. Join us, and some special guests, as we pay our respects to workers killed in the workplace over the past year. Every worker deserves to come home safely at the end of the day, and on this day we pledge to remember the dead and fight like hell for the living.

Current circumstances preclude us from being together on this day of remembrance, but we are together in spirit and in solidarity as we conduct this year’s ceremony online. VTHC


UK: Together we will remember them – The Labour Party

28 April  marks International Workers’ Memorial Day.
Please join us in honouring the memory of those brave workers we have lost to coronavirus by observing a minute’s silence at 11am.

Together, we will remember them.


Turkey: The YOL-IS union says ‘Protect workers! Stop Covid-19!’

Ramazan AGAR, President of YOL-IS, Turkey (Türkiye Yol-İş Sendikası) says that all of humanity, particularly workers, are in an important decisive moment in the battle against COVID-19. Protect Workers! Stop COVID-19!”

Global: BWI launches ‘protect workers, stop COVID-19’ video

As part of BWI’s week-long campaign to mark the International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April, we prepared a short video on how unions and workers can protect their health and safety against COVID-19. 

 BWI cannot overemphasis the need to do these simple, yet life-saving acts.

✅ Wash your hands.
✅ Wear a mask.
✅ Keep your distance.

Please help BWI share this message. Share this video.  Help us save lives.

Protect workers. Stop COVID-19. #BWI2020IWMD #iwmd20

Zimbabwe: ZCTU says stop the pandemic at work, protect workers’ rights and safety and save lives!

In this video message several officers of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) join to demand workers’ protection and workers’ rights, social protection, non-discrimination and non-stigmatising and the full payment of salaries and wages during the Covid 19 pandemic lockdown in Zimbabwe.

A ZCTU officer demonstrates effective hand-washing techniques and encourages social distancing.

In  the following clip ZCTU’s Nathan Banda calls to Stop the Pandemic at work, full rights for workers and practice good personal hygiene and a Regional Officer reaffirms the ZCTU’s demands for workers’ protection and workers’ rights during the Covid 19 pandemic lockdown.

The union confederation has also called for workers to report issues they are facing during lockdown by sending SMS or WhatsApp messages saying: “Provide as much details as possible including the nature of the issues, name of institution or company and location.”

ZCTU website

UK: TUC action call for 28 April

Video message for 28 April from Shelly Asquith – TUC Health, Safety and Wellbeing Policy Officer


Brazil: Proteger os Trabalhadores! Parar o COVID-19 | SINTEPAV-BA

Victor, Diretor do SINTEPAV-BA, Brasil envia uma mensagem como parte da campanha da ICM: “Proteger os Trabalhadores! Parar o COVID-19”.


Emerson Gomes, Vice-Presidente do SINTEPAV-BA,