In Cambodia the BWI affiliate BWTUC has planned different activities including a campaign to:
“Let the public, workers, ministries, institutions, civil society organisations know:
1. Challenges of construction workers, living conditions, working conditions, wages
2. Health and safety of construction workers
3. Challenges in the use and implementation of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
4. Challenges and effects of asbestos (ASBESTOS)”
BWTUC is also providing training will be carried out to improve legal capacity to workers especially union leaders on trade union and labour laws and regulations on OSH that they will demand employers respect.
BWTUC will be carried out aworkshop to call for employers and authority to find solutions on workers’ challenges at workplaces.
Global building unions’ federation BWI has announced the 28 April plans of its Cambodia affiliate BWTUC.
BWTUC plans to hold a tribute rally and news conference based around the issue of building collapses. They intend to create awareness of the severity of the issue of building collapses in Cambodia and the importance of regulated occupational health and safety during construction projects. BWTUC also wishes to stress the importance of government work safety laws and policies, and also insists companies that have signed a safety agreements with BWTUC implement those policies immediately.
Building and Wood Workers Trade Union of Cambodia (BWTUC) signed two Declarations on Healthy and Safe Workplaces today with Thai Boon Roong Cement and Charkrey Ting Cement covering 786 workers!
Greetings to all the young workers around the globe. BWTUC Cambodia extends its solidarity to all unions and workers marking the International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April. #Lifebeforeprofit #BWI2020IWMD
On 28 April global construction union federation Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) affiliate BWTUC (Cambodia) will hold a meeting at their head office with around 200 participants. They will then march together to the Ministry of Labor and deliver a letter demanding stronger protections for construction workers.