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FIFA World Cup: All Sponsors Should Back Remedies for Workers

(Beirut) – FIFA’s corporate partners and sponsors of the 2022 World Cup should all press the global football association and the Qatari government to provide compensation and other remedies to migrant workers and their families who suffered death or injury, wage theft or debt from illegal recruitment. fees while preparing the tournament, Human Rights Watch, …

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Hummel jersey protest, Denmark, Qatar, response, migrant workers, Iran protest, Sardar Azmoun, latest, updates

Denmark will wear a “toned down” kit at this year’s World Cup in protest at Qatar’s human rights record, sportswear maker Hummel said Wednesday, setting off a furious response from the Gulf state. Qatar’s organizing committee accused Hummel of “trivialising” the country’s efforts to improve conditions for migrant workers and called on the Danish federation …

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World Cup 2022: Participants yet to back PayUpFifa campaign to compensate migrant workers in Qatar

With less than 100 days before the World Cup, none of the 31 qualified federations have yet endorsed the PayUpFifa campaign, leading to criticism from human rights groups that the game is shirking its “responsibility” as part of mere “checkbox exercises”. The initiative is a collective call by such bodies for Fifa to match the …

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Two cities in rural Pa. are giving distant employees free housing for a month, within the hopes they’re going to keep longer.

BELLEFONTE, PA. – When the COVID-19 pandemic swept via Central Florida and employees settled in, remotely, at their kitchen tables or makeshift workplaces, Lauren Beal started to think about this walkable city she cherished in rural Pennsylvania. Beal, 36, recalled the bucolic park, the encircling hills, its espresso retailers and eating places, and that cavernous …

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Coca-Cola tackle FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 staff rights considerations, “additional reform stays to be accomplished”

By Darril Fosty, From the day FIFA awarded Qatar the 2022 World Cup in December 2010 problems with corruption and bribery involving the bidding course of to open questions on Qatari human rights have dogged the match. The Coca-Cola Firm is without doubt one of the longest-standing company companions of FIFA, with a proper affiliation …

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