Supporting migrant workers remains key as they are paid low wages, and are not covered by social and labour legislation.
Mobilizing globally for decent living and working conditions for all workers employed in relation to mega sports events is essential.
Signing our protest messages to anti-democratic governments or anti-union companies will help trade unionists in many countries as they continue to face imprisonment, dismissal and discrimination.
Still too many multinationals are operating without respecting international labour standards and many governments are only interested in attracting investments.
Today, on the opening of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, the BWI and its 12 million members around the world express condolences to the families of the twenty-one construction workers who died during construction of World Cup stadiums.
Joint Media Release: The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and Public Services International (PSI) Asia Pacific Regional Organisations