Construction in Qatar Project: see our outreach to construction companies on working conditions & their responses.
Related stories and components
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Alaqaria to provide clarify its relationship with HKH General Contracting, as well as explain what measures have been taken to resolve the situation of the workers. Alaqaria did not respond.
- Related stories: Qatar: 1,200 migrant workers at HKH General Contracting without pay for several months; no response from companies
- This is a non response from the following companies: Alaqaria
Author: Mustafa Qadri, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Equidem; Nikhil Eapen, Equidem
"Responsible Recruitment: Addressing Gaps in Protections for Migrant Workers", June 2018...
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited HKH General Contracting to respond to allegations of non-payment of wages. The company did not respond.
- Related stories: Qatar: 1,200 migrant workers at HKH General Contracting without pay for several months; no response from company
- This is a non response from the following companies: HKH General Contracting
Qatar: 1,200 migrant workers at HKH General Contracting without pay for several months; no response from companies
HKH General Contracting has reportedly failed to pay 1,200 migrant workers their salaries since September 2017. According to Migrant Rights, employees living in company housing lost access to running water and electricity for several weeks. They have...
Qatar: Local World Cup organiser working with contractors to pay back recruitment fees to migrant workers
Author: Anthony Harwood, Global Construction Review
By the end of March more than 5,500 people from across South Asia, a third of the workforce, will be reimbursed money they paid to middlemen who hired them to work in [Qatar]. The Doha government is negotiating with its contractors in the hope that...
Qatar: Second independent audit of World Cup construction uncovers mixed company performance on migrant workers’ rights
Author: Impactt Limited (UK)
"Annual External Compliance Report of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy's Workers' Welfare Standards. Changing the game: towards real impacts for workers", February 2018....
- Related stories: Qatar: Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy launches Workers' Welfare Standards, initiates internal and external monitoring for 2022 World Cup contracts
- Related in-depth areas: Labour rights and the Qatar World Cup 2022 Latest news & responses: Outreach to construction firms in Qatar and the UAE
ITUC: Qatar 2022 World Cup will honour workers' rights as govt. commits to timetable of labour reforms that end 'kafala'
Author: Anthony Harwood, The Independent (UK)
"Qatar 2022 World Cup will honour workers' rights with the end of the kafala system, predicts ITUC head", 28 Jan 2018....
- Related in-depth areas: Labour rights and the Qatar World Cup 2022