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25 October 2016 20:31

Qatar: Robbed wages paid out to Filipino Workers at Mercury Engineering

Last week 37 Filipino workers in Qatar finally got their up to 6-months delayed wages paid out by their employer – the international engineering company Mercury Engineering Qatar.Read more...


25 October 2016 19:56

On 7th of October 2016 fatal accident happened on the World Cup Stadium in St. Petersburg.Read more...


25 October 2016 19:53

One worker died and another was injured in two accidents that occurred during the dismantling of the temporary structures of the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2016 that took place this August and September. Read more...


08 September 2016 11:14

The 4th Global Power Trade Union Congress, that was held in Chicago, United States last week has passed resolutions to support two of BWI’s global campaigns, the ‘Stop the Attacks on Korean Unions” and the ‘Red Card for FIFA’ campaign.Read more...


08 September 2016 11:06

FIFA, the Local Organising Committee (LOC), the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI), and the Russian Construction Workers Union (RBWU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in ensuring decent and safe working conditions for the construction and renovation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ stadiums.Read more...


08 September 2016 11:03

On July 28th trade unions from all over Brazil gathered to pay tribute to the workers killed and injured at Olympic worksites in Rio de Janeiro.Read more...


08 September 2016 10:46

On July 28th, 2016, trade unions from all over Brazil and researchers gathered to pay tribute to the families of workers who have become victims of fatal accidents or serious injury in the works of the Olympics 2016.Read more...


08 September 2016 10:39

On the 5th of August a 40 years old construction worker in St Petersburg was seriously injured after he fell from 4 meters height during construction work at the World Cup Stadium. Read more...


08 September 2016 10:36

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says it is committed to build a better world through sport. Just like FIFA, IOC is an independent, non-profit international organization.Read more...