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A plan is in place to coordinate with the Interior Ministry with regards to absconding reports and prevent injustice against private sector workers, said sources in the Public Authority for Manpower. Earlier reports indicated that the Interior
Dozens of expatriates face deportation even if they can prove that absconding cases filed by their employers are false, after the Interior Ministry became solely responsible for looking into such cases. The labor relations department at the Ministry
Department at the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs says that the current model work contract sufficiently regulates the relationship between employers and employees, in line with international standards. He added that the contract also contained
A Kuwaiti human rights organization on Sunday urged the Gulf state to fulfill pledges to abolish the sponsorship system for foreign labor and to end the arbitrary deportation of expatriates. In a report on human rights in the oil-rich emirate, the
Today's article will focus on what the Ministry of Interior announced regarding the new sponsorship law, which is called the Law on entry and residence permit of expatriates in the State of Qatar. In a press conference held on May 14, 2014, the
A total of 5,179 domestic workers ran away from their sponsors in the six months from November 2013 to April 2014, according to the Passport Department in the Eastern Province. Sources said most maids tend to run away just before Ramadan because that'
The Kingdom's new labor rules, which govern the relationship between Saudi sponsors and their domestic help, stipulate that written contracts include workers' salaries and the type of work to be undertaken by them in a bid to protect workers' rights.
The Labor Public Authority is preparing to file cases with the public prosecution against companies for violating the law that regulates work in the private sector. The step comes following inspections that exposed companies that have employees
Qatar yesterday announced plans to remove the sponsorship system for foreign workers and said exit permit rules would be reformed. But the government did not give any time frame to make the above changes, which are being eagerly awaited by expatriate
Standard contracts for housemaids must address the issue of runaway workers, said Hattab Al-Enezi, spokesman for the Labor Ministry. The runaway phenomenon (known in Arabic as huroob') will be solved via this standard contract, which will be signed