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    Qatari workers still not receiving their salaries in time

    Qatari workers still not receiving their salaries in time

    By Victoria Hudson. Qatari authorities failed to address an employer’s months of delayed wages to employees despite a 2015 system built to ensure employers paid their employees on time and in full, Human Rights Watch…

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    House In Favour  Of Bill To Protect Worker Rights

    House In Favour Of Bill To Protect Worker Rights

    Some called it the best and the “most ambitious pro-labor legislation” in decades, while some are calling it the worst mistake, as Trump administration rolls out a bill  to protect US workers’ right to form…

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    Qatar admits violating the rights of the World Cup 2020 workers.

    Qatar admits violating the rights of the World Cup 2020 workers.

    The Qatari government recognized the violations that affected thousands of workers working in World Cup facilities, after widespread protests in Doha by workers. The Qatari government’s recognition came in a statement published by the government’s…

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    HRW asks Italy to suspend the Memorandums with Libya

    HRW asks Italy to suspend the Memorandums with Libya

    By Victoria Hudson. The Italian government should suspend all support to the Libyan Coast Guard until Libya pledges to a clear plan to ensure full respect for migrants’ security and rights, Human Rights Watch said…

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    UAE decided to reestablish its postal services to Qatar considering the situation of workers in both the countries

    UAE decided to reestablish its postal services to Qatar considering the situation of workers in both the countries

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar have resumed postal services which ended after a diplomatic conflict in 2017 said on February 10.  The resumption of the message became possible after a meeting between the…

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    Researchers demand Qatar preventive measures to protect the workers of the World Cup 2022.

    Researchers demand Qatar preventive measures to protect the workers of the World Cup 2022.

    Researchers called on the Qatari government to take preventive measures to reduce sunlight injury to workers who work in sports facilities, which endangers their lives. Researchers from the Fame Lab at the University of Thessaly…

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    Qatar’s investigation of violations of workers’ rights reveals the worst

    Qatar’s investigation of violations of workers’ rights reveals the worst

    The Qatari violations of human rights in the file of migrant workers  doesn’t seem to end . Migrant workers carried out days ago a strike against their employer : the construction company taking care of…

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    Workers are on the move, often into uncertain and potentially exploitative labor

    Workers are on the move, often into uncertain and potentially exploitative labor

    Shifts in demographic and economic patterns are pushing workers to cross borders for jobs in ever increasing numbers. Migrants often leave their home communities due to extreme poverty and face exploitation as they search for…

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    Recruitment scandal: Qatar’s Yousif Bin Mohamed Al-Hail abuses Nepalese migrant workers, making millions

    Recruitment scandal: Qatar’s Yousif Bin Mohamed Al-Hail abuses Nepalese migrant workers, making millions

    The recent findings exposed how Qatar’s ambassador to the Republic of Nepal Sheikh Yousif Bin Mohamed Al-Hail was looting many Nepali immigrants through a recruitment agency. Victims of the recruitment scandal revealed that Qatar ambassador…

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    UN Poll: Decline in sympathy for migrant workers in Asia-Pacific

    UN Poll: Decline in sympathy for migrant workers in Asia-Pacific

    According to recent UN polls there has been a surge in negative attitude towards migrant workers in Asia-Pacific region especially in nations like Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. The survey, conducted by the UN International Labour…