– By Sharan Burrow As General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, I sometimes write to celebrate worker’s victories, and other times to ask for help on campaigns that try to improve dire conditions workers often face. But Sunday i …

Walton Pantland

– By Sharan Burrow

Qatar2022

As General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, I sometimes write to celebrate worker’s victories, and other times to ask for help on campaigns that try to improve dire conditions workers often face.

But Sunday is the International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured Workers and I’ve asked someone else to share his story.

Bhupendra is a father who lives and works in Qatar. A few months ago, a tragic work injury changed his life forever.

It’s a story that everyone should hear:

 

Sadly Bhupendra’s story is all too common for more than one million migrant World Cup workers.

We can’t stand by while greed continues to take more limbs and lives. It’s time to demand an end to Qatar’s dangerous and deadly work conditions.

Bhupendra has been brave enough to speak out and fight, but he can’t do it alone. What better way to honor the memories of those we’ve lost, than by standing up and joining him in the fight?

Just visit RerunTheVote.org to get started:

www.RerunTheVote.org


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Walton Pantland

South African trade unionist living in Glasgow. Loves whisky, wine, running and the great outdoors. Walton did an MA in Industrial Relations at Ruskin, Oxford, and is interested in how trade unions use new technology to organise.

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