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Amazon Workers in Spain and Germany Announce Strikes Ahead of Christmas: ‘Change Must Come Now’

Following protests over workers’ rights across Europe during the Black Friday crunch last month, Amazon workers in Spain and Germany continue to strike ahead of Christmas. Multiple protests are planned over what workers and unions describe as poor work environments, anti-union tactics, and demanding conditions resulting in physical and emotional pain. Read More >>

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Qatar is Still Using Forced Labour to Build Stadia

Last year, the Qatari government promised to, uh, get better about using forced labour to build the stadia and infrastructure it needs to host the World Cup in 2020. But according to a new report from Amnesty International, nothing has changed. Read More >>

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Qatar is Canceling Four of its 12 Planned World Cup Stadiums

After a year of ballooning costs, delays, and controversy over its labour practices, Qatar is cutting back. According to a report from Bloomberg Businessweek, organisers have decided to drastically scale back plans to construct a dozen new stadiums for the 2022 World Cup. Read More >>

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Qatar’s Reportedly Using Slave Labour to Prepare for the 2022 World Cup

Grim news has emerged from Qatar, where preparations for the 2022 World Cup are underway. Even though construction on the stadiums has yet to begin, The Guardian reports that the working environment for Nepalese migrants amounts to slave labour. And it's probably going to get worse. Read More >>