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Up to 80% of staff allowed in 'all' offices from July 28

Up to 80% of staff allowed in 'all' offices from July 28

The Cabinet on Wednesday amended its earlier decisions and allowed up to 80% of the public and private sector employees to work from offices starting July 28.

Thomson Reuters to cut workforce by 3,200 or 12% by 2020

Thomson Reuters to cut workforce by 3,200 or 12% by 2020

Thomson Reuters Corp said on Tuesday that it will cut its workforce by 12 percent by 2020, axing 3,200 jobs, as part of a plan to streamline the business and reduce costs.

Australia's Telstra unveils massive job cuts in strategic reset

Australia's Telstra unveils massive job cuts in strategic reset

The struggling telco said it would shed 8,000 jobs from a workforce of 32,000 to save A$1bn ($738mn).

Baby banned from Japanese municipal assembly

Baby banned from Japanese municipal assembly

A baby brought into a Japanese municipal assembly chamber by his lawmaker mother was promptly ejected because his presence was against the rules, an official said.

Mowasalat staff help achieve blood donation record

Mowasalat staff help achieve blood donation record

Administrative staff and employees of Mowasalat (Karwa), Qatar’s transport company, recently achieved a blood donation record, which earned a certificate of appreciation from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).

India 'needs more jobs for women to boost growth'

India 'needs more jobs for women to boost growth'

India must reverse a trend of falling women's participation in the job market if it is to achieve its ambition of double-digit growth, the World Bank said on Monday.

Nurses hailed for their contribution to healthcare

Nurses hailed for their contribution to healthcare

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has celebrated International Nurses Day to recognise the vital role nurses play in healthcare.

Commerzbank says to cut nearly 10,000 jobs, halt dividend

Commerzbank says to cut nearly 10,000 jobs, halt dividend

Commerzbank on Thursday said it would cut nearly 10,000 jobs or more than a fifth of its workforce and stop paying dividends for the time being as it restructures to become profitable ...

Expert sees ‘distance employment’ as alternative to downsizing

Expert sees ‘distance employment’ as alternative to downsizing

Rather than downsizing workforce, companies could utilise ‘distance employment’ as an alternative solution to the effects of the global economic downturn, an expert has said.

Al-Jazeera to cut around 500 jobs, most in Qatar

Al-Jazeera to cut around 500 jobs, most in Qatar

Broadcaster Al-Jazeera said on Sunday that it is to shed around 500 jobs, most of them at its Qatar headquarters, as part of a "workforce optimisation initiative".

Qatar has 1.7mn-strong workforce, says expert

Qatar has 1.7mn-strong workforce, says expert

Qatar has a workforce of about 1.7mn, based on the population figures of November 2015, an expert on migration, ethics and human rights has said.

Oil's slump is scattering the workforce

Oil's slump is scattering the workforce

The problem of maintaining a specialist labour pool and supply chain in the face of deep and long activity cycles is both a consequence and contributor to instability in the industry