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Shocking new report shows workers living 10 to a squalid room in World Cup hosts Qatar

FIFA needs to get tough with the organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, says the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), as it publishes a report exposing the squalid conditions in which many of the tournament’s construction workers are living. The report – The Case Against Qatar – shows, says the ITUC, just how far Qatar…

FIFA must not tolerate workers rights abuses in Qatar, says Amnesty

Migrant workers report being ‘treated like cattle’ Subcontractors for Qatar Petroleum, Hyundai E&C and OHL Construction linked to exploitation Workers living in squalid, overcrowded accommodation with no air conditioning, and exposed to overflowing sewage or uncovered septic tanks Workers left unpaid for months and prevented from leaving the country by employers – faced with mounting debts…

GMB says 4,000 workers will die in Qatar before World Cup starts

GMB seeks a meeting with 13 major UK contractors working in Qatar to stop exploitation of workers building for 2022 World Cup. Workers paid £5 for a 15 hours day in ferocious heat with injuries and fatalities so bad that 4,000 workers will be killed before a ball is kicked in 9 year time in…