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

to the 2022 FIFA World Cup which Qatar is set to host. Nepalese laborers, who make up the single largest ... to exploitation and abuse that fit the International Labor Organization’s definition of slavery, reported ... Additionally, the newspaper’s investigation uncovered evidence of forced labor on a huge World Cup ...

Editor's Choice - 28/09/2013 - 15:47 - comment 0

Crying wolf: Qatar blames foreign recruitment agencies for labor abuse

countries from the moment they sign up for work. World Cup  2022 host Qatar, ... are flouted in their home countries from the moment they sign up for work. “Critics of human and labor ... pressure to clamp down on violations of the rights of migrant workers, specially those building World Cup ...

14/07/2014 - 04:00 - comment 0

Unwanted electronic items become the luxury of many laborers in UAE with ‘PASS IT ON’ initiative

IT ON’ initiative, to come forward and pass on their unwanted electronics and gadgets to the UAE laborers bringing a smile to many.  Eros Group, leading distributors of world renowned brands along with Take My Junk and Greenfield Community School today distributed reusable electronics and gadgets to the laborers ...

Press Release - 12/06/2013 - 08:42 - comment 0

Saudi labor ministry records 13,000 post-amnesty violations

of field inspections was to help organize the labor market in Saudi Arabia , said Ethnain. Their aim ... The Saudi Ministry of Labor recently tackled 2,034 cases of expatriates not working for their sponsors, according to a deputy labor minister. ...

19/02/2014 - 08:36 - comment 0

It's World Day Against Child Labor!

Forced child labor is pervasive around the globe. Here are some facts you should know. More than 8 per cent (9.2 million) of all children in the 5-17 years age group are in child labour in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), ...

Editor's Choice - 15/06/2014 - 07:25 - comment 0

Bahraini Workers May Join Int'l Labor Group

that an organization of Bahraini workers will become their first member from the Gulf Cooperatio An international federation of trade unions is hoping that an organization of Bahraini workers will become ... “Bahrain is well-placed to be a forerunner in the region on labor issues and rights of workers,” said ...

18/05/2010 - 18:31 - comment 0

Bahrain to Host International Labor Conference in February

countries.   Bahrain is the first to join the world organization among the Gulf countries.   The association is based in France and has links with the International Labor Organization (ILO), according ... More than 50 Arab and foreign labor leaders ...

19/05/2010 - 08:55 - comment 0

Lebanon needs a new economic model - ILO

socio-economic stability, an International Labor Organization official said Tuesday. On the occasion ... an International Labor Organization official said Tuesday.On the occasion of the publication of a major ILO-United ... The International Labour Organization said ...

06/02/2013 - 09:25 - comment 0

Long overdue? Saudi Arabia joins international association for labor inspection

with the International Labor Office and other host country organizations, and is increasingly working at regional ... the International Association of Labor Inspection (IALI) during the organization's 14th ordinary meeting ... The International Association of Labor Inspection ...

12/06/2014 - 09:02 - comment 0

Mashreq organizes initiatives to mark Zayed Humanitarian Work Day

Mashreq also arranged for 1000 Iftar meals to be distributed to labor camps and across mosques.  Ambar ... heart. It’s generosity towards the less privileged and the needy of the world is unparalleled today. We ...

Press Release - 19/08/2013 - 08:29 - comment 0