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Qatar to amend law on foreign workers' salaries

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Qatar
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Qatar said Thursday it will introduce a major labor law reform to ensure thousands of workers building venues for the 2022 World Cup are paid on time, after complaints by rights groups.

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Qatar to launch pay reform for migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Qatar
http://gulfnews.com —

Doha: Qatar said Thursday it will introduce a major labour law reform to ensure thousands of workers building venues for the 2022 World Cup are paid on time, after complaints by rights groups.

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Qatar to introduce pay reform for migrant workers

Posted by charlon 10 days ago Qatar
http://www.aljazeera.com —

"Qatar is set to introduce a major labour law reform to ensure thousands of workers building venues for the 2022 World Cup are paid on time, after complaints by rights groups.The announcement by Qatari government on Thursday comes before the international spotlight is bound to fall on Qatar again as FIFA officials visit Doha early next week to finalise a date for the tournament"

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Qatar labour reform proposals 'need to go further'

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Qatar
http://www.constructionweekonline.com —

Qatari authorities should implement labour reforms to protect migrant workers from serious human rights abuses as proposed reforms in 2014 are a welcome step but need to go further, Human Rights Watch said in a new report.

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Qatar Can Still Take Lead on Migrant Worker Changes

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago Qatar
http://www.hrw.org —

(Doha) – Qatari authorities should implement labor reforms to protect migrant workers from serious human rights abuses; proposed reforms in 2014 are a welcome step but need to go further, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015.

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The Peninsula Qatar - GCC plans unified recruitment system for foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 28 days ago Qatar
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DOHA: GCC states are reportedly seeking a unified strategy to address some important issues related to recruitment of foreign workers to the region.

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Qatar mulls penalising firms over delayed migrant wages

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Qatar
http://www.middleeasteye.net —

Qatar is considering imposing penalties against firms that fail to pay migrant workers on time, one of the biggest complaints voiced by rights groups against companies in the Gulf state.

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PressTV-Qatar cries foul over abuse of migrants

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Qatar
http://www.presstv.ir —

The claims by Abdullah bin Hamad al Attiyah, a former advisor to the Emir of Qatar and now president of the Administrative Control & Transparency Authority, come as human rights groups and trade unions have repeatedly expressed concern over abusing the rights of migrant workers responsible for constructing facilities in the oil-rich nation.

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