Union to inspect Qatar's WCup sites, wants details on deaths

is now reviewing the contents of the report and will cooperate with related stakeholders to look into the alleged issue,” Tokyo 2020 spokesman Masa Takaya said in an email to Reuters. “The Tokyo Organising Committee…

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After the case, Dudley Council’s cabinet member for legal matters Councillor Rachel Harris said: ‘We take incidents of counterfeit goods being sold very seriously and work very hard to bring offenders to justice.

World Cup workers are covered by regulations that are more rigorous than the national laws, detailing how contractors must ethically recruit, promptly pay, and decently house them.

But the BWI is concerned that the regulations only cover workers directly employed by the companies handed World Cup contracts, overlooking subcontractors who could be forced to live in cramped conditions.

“While we have made a number of improvements in the last two years, from health and safety to accommodation standards, we recognize there is still work to be done.”

“Our inspection and auditing processes will need to be bolstered to ensure we continue to deliver sustainable and โปรโมชั่น ambbet meaningful progress for our workers,” organizing committee secretary general Hassan Al Thawadi said in a statement.

The Geneva-based Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI), whose general secretary in 2015 said Qatar’s migrant workers faced conditions akin to “modern-day slavery”, will inspect safety on World Cup sites and labour accommodations starting next year, according to a statement by Qatar’s 2022 World Cup organizing body.

From December, foreign workers, who outnumber the local workforce by nearly 20 to one, will be able to appeal to the government if they are not allowed to leave the country.


DOHA, Nov 15 (Reuters) – A global trade union for construction workers that has criticized labour conditions in Qatar will inspect soccer stadiums being built for the 2022 World Cup in the Gulf Arab state.

TOKYO, May 17 (Reuters) – Construction workers are living in a ‘culture of fear’ and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization.