Yesterday in Athens took place a meeting between the leadership of the WFTU and the Executive Secretariat of the sectoral organization UITBB (Trade Union International of Workers in the Building, Wood, Building Materials and Allied Industries).
The meeting discussed the outcomes of the last UITBB congress, which took place in Brazil. Furthermore, they discussed about the situation of the construction sector and its major problems, of which the main one is UNEMPLOYMENT. In addition, the meeting decided to conduct joint initiatives on issues of safety and health at work and the serious issue of economic migrants.
The leadership of the WFTU congratulated and wished every success to comrade Dabanjan Chakrabarti, who was elected Secretary General of the UITBB.