BWI renews global framework agreement with Veidekke 

BWI on 5 September renewed its global framework agreement (GFA) with Veidekke at a ceremony coinciding with the company's yearly national gathering of around 70 local union representatives. Veidkke is said to be the largest Norwegian construction and civil engineering company and the fourth largest in Scandinavia.

The signing ceremony was accompanied by an exchange of experiences and information concerning the company's work on the green transition and workplace health and safety.  Veidekke also shared its efforts on how it is trying to keep its standing as a viable company attracting the next generation of construction workers. 

BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson addressed the meeting by sharing the global union’s  strategic plan and fresh insights on the current global challenges that the construction industry faces. He emphasised the importance of working together with responsible employers, such as Veidekke, to guarantee a construction industry that is fully committed to economic, environmental and social-labour sustainability.