UITBB call for action: World Cup sites in Qatar

UITBB Secretariat

On the occasion of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (28 April 2015), which has been declared by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally, the Trades Union International of Workers in Building, Wood and Building Materials Industries UITBB launches from its 16th World Conference held in Montevideo 15-17 April, an urgent call to all affiliated and supporter unions to mark this day by local, national or regional action to raise awareness on the criminal, inhuman working conditions faced by tens of thousands of building workers employed on the building sites for the World Cup in Qatar with the complicity of FIFA, the Qatar government and major multinational corporations.