Report raises ‘deep concern’ over migrant workers safety in the Gulf
Serious concerns have been raised over the safety of migrant construction workers in the UAE and Qatar in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. A report released today by the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) reveals that a majority of companies which participated in a survey of health and safety provisions are not doing enough to protect such employees...
the issues uncovered by the survey raise questions about the safety of migrant workers. Fourteen construction companies were questioned but only half responded... a number of companies had undertook measures to protect workers... [yet] there were serious shortcomings.