UAE’s Naturalisation, Residency and Ports at the Ministry of Interior has unveiled a new and amended unified contract for domestic workers which has come into effect this month.
The new unified and amende
Work at a Riffa garment factory ground to a halt yesterday as nearly 2,000 employees went on a strike over allegations of abuse, withheld payment and forced deportation.
The walk-out at MRS Fashions in Hajiyat
A diplomat said pledges made by a new Indian minister to tackle problems faced by workers in Gulf nations reiterates the government's commitment to the welfare of migrant workers.
Indian External Affairs Mi
Qatari developer Barwa Real Estate has awarded a key contract to CRC Dorra (Construction & Reconstruction Engineering Company) for the development of the second phase of its Barwa Al Baraha housing project, said a report.
Another 48 workers sacked during unrest in 2011 have been found similar jobs or received settlements since Bahrain reached a deal with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in March, said the unionists.
A total of 165 people
Egypt's next president is likely to face a far more complex problem than cracking down on Islamists - meeting the demands of workers desperate for decent jobs and wages.
While the authorities have cowed the Muslim Brotherhood
Qatar will likely face higher labour costs as a result of publicity about deaths of migrant construction workers building the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament, the International Monetary Fund said.
Three Bangladeshis were killed after a fire broke out in a residential building at Mukharqa area of the kingdom.
The men died of smoke inhalation in their sleep as the blaze quickly spread through the two-storey building, forcing
APM Terminals Bahrain, the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port in the kingdom, has signed a three-year deal with the Port Workers Union, reinforcing its commitment to the employees.
As part of the Collective Bargaining Agreement v
Around 400 jewellery workshops have been closed in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, due to lack of skilled Indian workers, a report said.
About 100 workshops are struggling to survive, the Arab News said quoting investors.