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Namibia: MANWU will hold a mass commemoration to mark 28 April

No photo description available.Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union – MANWU will hold a mass commemoration joining with its federation NUNWU to celebrate the lives of those who fought to secure workers’ rights and reflect on the legacy of the last president, Dr. Geingob.  Approximately 1,000 people are expected to attend , including 300 women.

Namibia: MANWU demands free PPE and mental health services for workers as part of this year’s 28 April

Namibian youth and women from MANWU demanded free PPE and mental health services for workers as part of this year’s commemoration of International Workers’ Memorial Day. #MakeItHappen #iwmd23

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Namibia: Health and safety awareness raising plans for 28 April

BWI affiliate, MANWU will run an International Workers’ Memorial Day safety awareness campaign across several provinces of Namibia.

Namibia: Construction safety, prevention, training and awareness campaign to mark 28 April

To mark 28 April BWI global affiliate MANWU will hold a state level coalition meeting to capacitate young trade unionists in addressing work safety issues including Covid-19 prevention and workplace mitigation strategies.

MANWU will also conduct a workplace construction safety, prevention and  awareness campaign.

Young workers will also given safety training with the aim of creating a a team of young campaigners to ensure that OHS standards at workplaces within the Construction industry are fully  adhered to.


Namibia: For 28 April MANWU pressures the Namibian government for more action on safety

Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) affiliate in Namibia MANWU will conduct a workplace campaign to mark 28 April.

The campaign is three pronged: 1. To strengthen occupational safety and health programmes between MANWU and all stakeholders, 2. To  insist the Ministry of Labour develops National Employee Wellness Policy, and 3. To campaign for the Ministry of Labour to finalise occupational health and safety policy.

MANWU will develop campaign materials to emphasise the importance of Employee Wellness Policy and the finalisation of the OHS Policy.