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QF report on migrant labourers calls for ban on recruitment ..

Posted by jacobo 8 days ago Qatar
http://www.gulf-times.com —

A standardised contract and ethical recruitment practices including a total ban on recruitment fees are some of the recommendations that have been suggested in the ‘Migrant Labour Recruitment to Qatar’  report released by Qatar Foundation on Saturday.

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Qatar blames recruiters abroad for labour abuse

Posted by jacobo 9 days ago Qatar
http://www.channelnewsasia.com —

DOHA: World Cup 2022 host Qatar, under international criticism over working conditions for migrant workers, said recruitment agencies in Asia were the main party to blame for any abuse.

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QF recommends ways to improve worker conditions

Posted by jacobo 10 days ago Qatar
http://www.gulf-times.com —

A Qatar Foundation report has highlighted 10 key points for improving workers’ conditions in Qatar after a study found that many of them were subjected to rights violations in the home countries well before their  arrival in Doha.

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Qatari gov't report calls for changes to expat contracts

Posted by jacobo 10 days ago Qatar
http://www.arabianbusiness.com —

A report backed by the Qatari government has called for foreign workers’ contracts to be copied in their native language and for a ban on changes after the employee has left their home country.

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Hundreds of migrant workers forcibly evicted in Qatar

Posted by jacobo 18 days ago Qatar
http://www.middleeasteye.net —

Hundreds of expats in the central Musheireb area of Doha are now living homeless, after they were ejected from their homes on Tuesday night, local media reported.

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As IDs expire, illegal remittances thrive

Posted by jacobo 43 days ago Qatar
http://thepeninsulaqatar.com —

DOHA: Many low-income workers, in absence of valid Qatar ID cards, are reportedly forced to use unofficial channels to remit money home.

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Global union hits Qatar Airways with UN complaint

Posted by jacobo 46 days ago Qatar
http://www.thedailystar.net —

A global union said Thursday that it had filed a formal complaint at a UN body against Qatar Airways, accusing it of breaching the rights of its almost entirely foreign staff.

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Exit permit to be decided by job contract

Posted by jacobo 47 days ago Qatar
http://thepeninsulaqatar.com —

DOHA: Whether an expatriate worker would need exit permit or not to travel overseas would be decided by the job contract he signs with his employer once the sponsorship system is changed.

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