The number of New Zealanders working on the television broadcasts for the Cricket World Cup have been cut by the broadcaster bringing in outside staff for the games being played in New Zealand, says Labour Leader Andrew Little.
1.2 million workers in Qatar are prohibited from joining a trade union, in violation of international rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining. 94% of working people in Qatar are migrant workers, with no rights at work.
Qatar controversially won the bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and plans to spend over $100 billion on stadiums and other World Cup projects. Thousands of extra workers will be needed for these huge building projects over the next ten years.
We want people to know about the problems facing workers in Qatar, where more people will die building the World Cup infrastructure than will play in the World Cup.
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