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Group asks for living wages, labor rights for 2026 World Cup

By ANNE M. PETERSON
AP Sports Writer

There’s a push for the cities awarded games for the 2026 World Cup to commit to livable wages, and equitable hiring and worker protection. Many of those rights have cast a cloud on the upcoming World Cup in Qatar. The Dignity 2026 coalition has brought together diverse groups including the AFL-CIO, Human Rights Watch and the Independent Supporters Council to work with both FIFA and the individual host cities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The coalition has met several times in the past few months with soccer’s international governing body to discuss its commitment to these issues

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