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1 December 2014

Qatar to deport migrant workers on strike

According to reports, more than 100 migrant workers primarily originating from Nepal, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were arrested after striking for days and who refused to return until pay and conditions were improved.

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23 January 2013

Call for construction industry 'blacklist' inquiry [UK]

Author: BBC

MPs will hear calls later for a full inquiry into claims of the blacklisting of workers on major public projects such as Crossrail and the Olympics. The move follows disclosures about a database of 3,000 names used to vet workers in the construction...

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13 July 2010

Wave of anti-union repression in Panama

Author: International Trade Union Confederation

According to information received by the ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation), several acts of repression took place on 8 July in the [Bocas del Toro] Province, in which six people lost their lives. These unacceptable acts were targeted...

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3 September 2009
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Author: EFE

El grupo constructor y de servicios OHL firmó hoy con los sindicatos UGT y CCOO un plan de igualdad que afectará a todos los centros de trabajo de la compañía y a todas sus empresas filiales de construcción...Con este plan, empresa y sindicatos ponen...

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4 August 2009

Balfour Beatty among firms that bought information on workers [UK]

Author: Rob Evans, Guardian [UK]

Leading construction firms were named and shamed by an official watchdog for unlawfully blacklisting trade union activists…Balfour Beatty was prominent on the list of 14 companies published today by the information commissioner, Christopher Graham...

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9 November 2004

Case(s) No(s). 2395, Report No. 337 (Poland): Complaint against the Government of Poland presented by the Independent and Self-Governing Trade Union NSZZ "Solidarnosc"

Author: Intl. Labour Organization

Allegations: the complainant alleges...acts of anti-union discrimination...[by] the management of the Hydrobudowa-6 S.A. company...The complainant also alleges that the Government and the judicial authorities have had an indulgent attitude towards...

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