Latest news & responses: Outreach to construction firms in Qatar and the UAE

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12 February 2019

Amnesty International finds Qatar falling short on labour reforms ahead of World Cup; FIFA calls for additional progress, govt. reiterates commitment

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10 January 2019

Abu Dhabi to provide financial assistance to unpaid workers involved in labour disputes

Author: Shireena Al Nowaism, The National (UAE)

"Abu Dhabi court to provide basic services to unpaid workers caught in legal disputes", 10 Decemebr 2018...

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7 January 2019

UAE: 31 companies awarded for their labour welfare performance

Author: Sherouk Zakaria, Khaleej Times

"31 firms star-rated for labour welfare initiatives", 17 December 2018...

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31 December 2018

Analysis: Cash flow problems cause late payment in the Gulf construction sector, preventive action required by governments, clients and contractors

Author: Jill Wells, Engineers Against Poverty

"Protecting the Wages of Migrant Construction Workers", 18 December 2018...

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26 November 2018

Qatar: Details behind death of Nepalese worker on World Cup stadium remain unknown months later

In August 2018, 23-year-old Tej Narayan Tharu from Nepal died following a worksite accident at Al Wakrah Stadium. World Cup organisers, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, launched an investigation into the accident saying "further details...

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28 September 2018

Qatar: Government and FIFA respond to Amnesty International investigation into labour abuse of MENA Mercury migrant construction workers; company has not responded

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4 September 2018

Qatar: Labour abuse reported at World Cup sites and infrastructure projects, internal investigations underway

Author: Anchal Vohra, DW

"Is Qatar failing to deliver on its World Cup promises?", 30 August 2018...

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28 August 2018

Arabtec Group's first sustainability report covers worker health & safety, welfare and responsible supply chains

Arabtec has...released it first sustainability report...covering the 2017 economic, social and environmental performance of the Group’s three main operating companies; Arabtec Construction, Target Engineering Construction Company, and Emirates Falcon...

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17 August 2018

SC Statement on incident at Al Wakrah Stadium

Author: Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy

[On] Tuesday 14 August, a 23-year-old man from Nepal lost his life while working at the Al Wakrah Stadium project site. His next of kin has been informed and the relevant Qatari and Nepali authorities have been notified. An investigation has been...

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3 July 2018

Building Responsibly Announces Worker Welfare Principles

Building Responsibly...has developed a set of Worker Welfare Principles that establish a common, global baseline for the treatment of workers in the engineering and construction industry. [They] were developed in consultation with a diverse set of...

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