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Brazil Anti-trust Body says World Cup Construction Bids Rigged
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Thursday December 8 2016

Brazil Anti-trust Body says World Cup Construction Bids Rigged

Several construction companies rigged their bids for 2014 World Cup stadiums, driving up costs by overcharging for the work, according to Brazil's anti-trust body.

Amnesty Report Alleges Worker Abuse in Qatar World Cup Preparations
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Monday April 4 2016

Amnesty Report Alleges Worker Abuse in Qatar World Cup Preparations

Migrant laborers have faced abuse that in some cases amounted to forced labour while working on a stadium that will host soccer matches for the 2022...

Business, Ethics and Why I Skipped the World Cup
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Thursday June 26 2014

Business, Ethics and Why I Skipped the World Cup

The eyes of the world are focused on the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but it’s not purely the game of soccer that they are watching. Recent...

Qatar Construction Workers Now More at Risk: EAP
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Wednesday May 28 2014

Qatar Construction Workers Now More at Risk: EAP

Workers employed on construction projects in Qatar in the lead up to the 2022 World Cup may now be more at risk than ever following the...

Qatar to end Foreign Worker Sponsorship
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Thursday May 15 2014

Qatar to end Foreign Worker Sponsorship

Qatar, which will host the 2022 football World Cup, says it will abolish its controversial sponsorship system for foreign workers as international criticism mounts over their...

Brazil World Cup’s 8th Worker Death
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Friday May 9 2014

Brazil World Cup’s 8th Worker Death

A worker has been electrocuted at the World Cup stadium in Cuiaba, becoming the eighth fatality during event preparations.

World Cup Workers At ‘Extreme Risk’ In Qatar
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Thursday January 30 2014

World Cup Workers At ‘Extreme Risk’ In Qatar

World Cup host Qatar has been deemed a country of "extreme risk" when it comes to working conditions, according to a global ranking produced by British...

Two Die In Brazil World Cup Stadium
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Thursday November 28 2013

Two Die In Brazil World Cup Stadium

Two people have been killed and another injured by the collapse of a crane on the site of a Sao Paulo stadium that will host the...