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Qatar to implement new expat worker reforms

Qatar's government has approved some measures to improve the treatment of foreign workers following international criticism over the past year, as the country gears up to host the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament. The steps we

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Qatar unveils labour reforms; Kafala to go

Qatar has unveiled plans for labour reforms after persistent criticism from rights groups over its treatment of workers, but it set no timetable and the changes would still leave employees without a minimum wage or trade unions. Q

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Qatar unveils labour reforms; Kafala to go

Qatar has unveiled plans for labour reforms after persistent criticism from rights groups over its treatment of workers, but it set no timetable and the changes would still leave employees without a minimum wage or trade unions. Q

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UN report 'urges Qatar to scrap kafala system'

The United Nationas has called on Qatar to abolish the kafala system that ties migrant workers to their employers, a report in The Guardian newspaper said. The call comes amid criticism of the conditions endured by those working i

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Saudi ‘needs labour market overhaul’

Saudi Arabia needs to overhaul its labour market if it wishes to reach its goal of increasing competitiveness and diversifying the economy, said a senior executive of Manpower, a global employment services provider. Like several Gulf

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