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17 June 2019

UAE: Sharjah authorities conduct safety inspections of construction sites in response to 274 complaints

Author: Afkar Abdullah, MENA FN

"UAE - Over 400 warnings issued for Sharjah construction site violations," 15 Jun 2019...

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12 June 2019

African trade unions urge government action on fair recruitment as cases of migrant labour exploitation in the Gulf increase

A study from the organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC–Africa), the umbrella body of all Trade Unions in Africa, found workers had experienced a range of abuses including unscrupulous recruitment agencies and fees, a lack of...

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11 June 2019

Undercover investigation reports range of abuses against migrant workers in Qatar, includes comments from FIFA

An undercover investigation on labour conditions in Qatar has, for the first time, prompted FIFA to admit violations of worker standards on World Cup projects. A Deutsche Welle report on the investigation says that “FIFA have promised to investigate...

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10 June 2019
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Author: El Espectador (Colombia)

“Asesinan a líder social en Coveñas, Sucre” - 7 de junio de 2019...

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8 June 2019

Malaysia: Construction firms plead guilty to separate charges of negligence that resulted to death & injury

Author: Free Malaysia Today

"2 construction firms plead guilty over death, injury of workers", 3 June 2019...

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3 June 2019
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Author: Edison Veiga, BBC News Brasil (Brazil)

“Brasil e EUA lideram retrocessos ambientais, aponta estudo que abrange mais de um século-No mais completo estudo do tipo já realizado, um grupo de cientistas de diversas universidades estrangeiras, liderados pela ONG Conservação Internacional,...

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31 May 2019

Cambodia: Construction workers need sophisticated policies to receive better protection; minimum wage will not fix the sector

Author: Seila Teung, Asia Times

"Minimum wage won’t fix Cambodia’s construction sector", 30 May 2019...

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31 May 2019

Cambodia: Labour groups and CSOs submit petitions to govt. and private sector to call for better protection of workers' rights of wider sectors

Author: Kunthear Mom, Khmer Times

"Workers’ rights groups hand over petition to government, business groups", 31 May 2019...

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30 May 2019

Progress on child labour flatlining in world’s manufacturing hubs, according to 2019 Child Labour Index

Author: Verisk Maplecroft

Despite high levels of economic growth and improvements on poverty and education, progress on child labour has stalled in the manufacturing countries most entwined with global supply chains... [O]ur latest annual Child Labour Index... shows that...

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28 May 2019

BHRRC report on worker welfare practices of UAE construction firms highlights potential for labour exploitation on construction of Dubai campus, says University of Birmingham UCU 

Author: Birmingham University and College Union

"Survey of UAE construction firms raises serious doubts over worker welfare at University of Birmingham Dubai", 22 May 2019...

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