Croatia -Government pushes for contracts in Qatar -May 06, 2014

A daily newspaper reports that the Croatian government has prepared a deal with Qatar authorities over work contracts where workers are recruited for the building of football stadiums.

A daily newspaper reports that workers are recruited for the building of football stadiums in Qatar. The same source says that the Croatian government has prepared a deal with Qatar authorities over work contracts for the building of stadiums. Just recently, Amnesty International has documented a range of abuses faced by migrant workers in Qatar in two detailed reports examining the situation for construction workers and domestic workers. The reports document the fatalities that take place on sites due to mistreatment of workers, unsafe working methods, extraordinary working times and poor safety regulations.

English: http://www.croatiantimes.com/news/Business/2014-05-02/35410/Croats_could ...  

http://www.amnesty.org/en/for-media/press-releases/qatar-un-review-crucial-reforms ...  

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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