Travailleurs Migrants

16 July 2021 02:34

Unions and footballers unite for migrant workers' rights

 

FIFPRO and Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) have signed a cooperation agreement that will give professional footballers concerned about human rights a platform to support the rights of vulnerable workers before, during and after the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.Lire la suite...


15 July 2021 08:35

BWI holds a press conference on 15 July and releases its 2021 Progress Report on the collective journey of migrant workers, global unions and other actors and stakeholders in their quest for the recognition and fulfillment of human and labour rights in Qatar. Lire la suite...


14 July 2021 03:54

With 16 months to go before Qatar hosts the 2022 World Cup, BWI will hold a press conference on 15 July to publicly release its 2021 Progress Report on the collective journey of migrant workers, global unions and other actors and stakeholders in their quest for the recognition and fulfillment of human and labour rights in Qatar. Lire la suite...


09 July 2021 04:37

With 16 months to go before the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) will hold a press conference to present the main highlights of its 2021 Progress Report titled “Dribble or Goal? Tracking the Score for Decent Work Legacy in Qatar.”
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17 June 2021 05:10

The BWI-affiliated Thamizhaga Kattida Thozhilalargal Madhiya Sangam (TKTMS) and the state-level Migrant Workers Rights Coalition (MWRC) urged the Non-Resident Tamils’ (NRT) Welfare Department to constitute the long-delayed NRT Board as mandated by the NRT Act of 2011 to protect the rights of Tamil migrant workers. Lire la suite...


09 June 2021 10:13

BWI’s Belgian trade union affiliates on 7 June met with the Royal Belgian Football Association (URBSFA) in Brussels to discuss ways on how the latter can help in promoting migrant workers’ rights and improving their working and living conditions, especially those working in Qatar. Lire la suite...


08 June 2021 07:41

17 months before the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, players and members of the Norwegian football team and the Norwegian Football Federation (NFF) wore t-shirts bearing the message “fair play for migrant workers” before its game against Greece on 6 June. Lire la suite...


03 June 2021 06:03

Leading to BWI's World Council Meetings on 7-8 June, we are happy to release the Spanish and Portuguese versions of the BWI General Secretary Report for 2021.Lire la suite...


03 May 2021 01:25

Alors que de plus en plus d'équipes et de joueurs de football nationaux expriment leur soutien aux droits des travailleurs migrants dans la perspective de la Coupe du monde 2022 au Qatar, le président de Byggnads, Johan Lindholm, s'est félicité de la sensibilisation croissante des athlètes au sort des travailleurs migrants, notamment ceux qui travaillent à la construction des infrastructures du tournoi. Lire la suite...