Swiss-Based Trade Union to Inspect Qatar 2022 World Cup Sites

DOHA, Nov 15  – 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. The Geneva-based Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI), whose general secretary in 2015 said Qatar’s migrant workers faced conditions akin to

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Primark Ramps Up Efforts to Tackle Worker Exploitation in Turkey, Asia

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, March 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – British budget fashion chain Primark has ramped up checks on the factories it uses in Turkey to ensure Syrian refugees are not exploited as part of a growing company policy to ensure its workers are fairly treated. Paul Lister, head of Primark’s ethical trading team,

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