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Labour leaders put companies on notice over worker abuses in Qatar 


Trade union leaders from fifty-eight countries meeting in Brussels for the annual General Council of the International Trade Union Confederation are putting companies on notice that failure to address abuses of workers’ rights in Qatar will lead to more deaths and injuries. 

Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation, said the abuses of workers in Qatar where one worker dies on average each day, and FIFA-inspired changes to labour laws in Brazil and Russia are high priorities for the governing body of the world’s trade unions...