Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver, became London's first Muslim mayor on Saturday, seeing off a Conservative challenger who attempted to link him to extremism and securing a much-needed win for his opposition Labour Party.
Britain's opposition Labour Party looks set to lose ground in regional and local elections, partial results showed on Friday, pointing to a dip in support that could challenge the authority of the party's leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Saudi Arabia's government plans a new set of labour quotas and incentives to reduce unemployment as it tries to wean its economy off oil exports, Labour Minister Mufrej Al-Haqbani said.
The changes are part of a wider reform p
Sadiq Khan, a Muslim lawmaker from Britain's opposition Labour Party, is the strong favourite to win London's mayoral election on Thursday after a bitter contest marked by religious tensions and accusations of racism.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but a sharp drop in layoffs in March suggested the labour market momentum remained intact.
Labour market strength, however,
In an effort to provide more jobs to Saudi Arabian citizens, the kingdom will ban foreign workers from selling and maintaining mobile phones and accessories for them, the Ministry of Labour said on Tuesday.
Stores selling mobile c
An employer survey has been launched by Bahrain's labour fund Tamkeen to capture a comprehensive portrait of the labour market in Bahrain and focus on the different dimensions of supporting career advancement in the kingdom.
Bahrain is a global role model for its practices in dealing with foreign workers, International Organisation for Migration (IOM) director-general William Lacy Swing has said. Swing has also praised the kingdom’s efforts in guaranteeing f
Qatar's government has rejected a report by Amnesty International which said abuse of migrant labourers in the country remains "rampant" five years after it won the right to host the World Cup.
A statement by Qatar