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Iranian Workers Stage Protest March to Mark May Day

Thousands of Iranian workers held a May Day march ... Thousands of Iranian workers held a May Day march Sunday in central Tehran, chanting slogans against ... "Down with the unjust employer and those against the workers," and "the labor law in Iran ...

19/05/2010 - 11:26 - comment 0

A shift away from modern day slavery? More impending labour reforms for Qatari migrant workers

of expatriate workers and labor laws of the country, the government of Qatar has announced several changes to its labor system. Reacting to international backlash about the treatment of expatriate workers and labor laws of the country, the government of Qatar has announced several changes ...

18/05/2014 - 11:50 - comment 0

Iran to send 6,000 laborers overseas

is exported  Some 6,000 Iranian laborers will be sent overseas in the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March 21, IRNA quoted Iranian deputy labor minister Khalil Sadeqinia ... 6,000 Iranian laborers will be sent overseas in the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March ...

03/07/2013 - 10:36 - comment 0

It's World Day Against Child Labor!

Forced child labor is pervasive around the globe. Here ... be higher. "I talked to a 13-year-old boy who has to work 15 hours every day. Similar to many others, he had to accept a wage as little as two dollars a day, and sometimes his boss does not pay him ...

Editor's Choice - 15/06/2014 - 08:25 - comment 0

Feeling tough these few days? Jordan to deport 260 Egyptians for labor law violations

sponsor and find wages of no less than JOD 20 per day. Agricultural work contracts for Egyptians do ... he said. According to the labour adviser, the campaign was ended over the past three days ...

28/05/2014 - 05:59 - comment 0

Lebanon Labor Day parades continue despite pay increase dispute

President Michel Sleiman congratulated Lebanese workers on the occasion of Labor Day Thursday while urging them ... L.L1.6 billion. Lebanon marked Labor Day with a rally celebration organized by the Lebanese ... that workers will see their demands met. “Labor Day comes this year as we are calling for social justice... ...

01/05/2014 - 17:50 - comment 0

Finally - A five day work week in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Minister of Labor Adel Fakieh said that 40-hour work and a two-day off in a week for private sector employees will come into force within three months. Saudi Minister of Labor Adel Fakieh said that 40-hour work and a two-day off in a week for private ...

19/12/2013 - 07:26 - comment 0

Saudi Arabia unveils new set of labor sponsorship laws

Labor Ministry spokesman Tayseer Al-Mufarrej said ... to transfer their sponsorship, will be given an opportunity to lodge their objections within five days from their date of application, a senior official from the Ministry of Labor has announced. Labor Ministry ...

20/08/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

World Cup slaves: At least one worker dies in Qatar every day

construction worker dies to mistreatment every day as the country prepares for the World Cup. Qatar has been criticized over the mistreatment of “dozens” of Nepalese laborers in the country who have died due to “appalling” labor abuses, according to an investigation by British newspaper The Guardian ...

Editor's Choice - 28/09/2013 - 16:47 - comment 0

As Arabs celebrate Labor Day, Assad makes a rare public appearance

A Happy International Workers' Day to all! And what better way to celebrate than to have Syrian President Assad peering over your shoulder at work? Iran's Ahmadinejad arrested by own government; and Palm Sunday limited in Egypt. ...

Blogs Roundup - 02/05/2013 - 14:07 - comment 0