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Global icons join hands to applaud healthcare workers in Qatar

Global icons join hands to applaud healthcare workers in Qatar

Fauzia Adeel Butt, partner & CEO of FAB Entertainment in Qatar said in a statement: “As Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Qatar and globally, healthcare and essential workers ...

Mental health support is critical for frontline Covid-19 workers: QF webinar

Mental health support is critical for frontline Covid-19 workers: QF webinar

Mental health support for those in the frontline of treating Covid-19 patients will be “critical” both during and after the pandemic, according to a health expert who has seen first-hand the toll that disease ...

With fighter jets and army bands, India's military thank health workers

With fighter jets and army bands, India's military thank health workers

India's air force flew aircraft low over more than a dozen cities on Sunday, part of a nationwide campaign by the armed forces to thank healthcare workers and other essential services personnel fighting the coronavirus ...

India makes government tracing app mandatory for all workers

India makes government tracing app mandatory for all workers

India has mandated that all public and private sector employees use a government-backed Bluetooth tracing app and maintain social distancing in offices as New Delhi ...

Qatar has clear legislation on workers’ accommodation: ILO

Qatar has clear legislation on workers’ accommodation: ILO

Qatar has adopted a very clear legislation about migrant workers’ accommodation and other facilities, noted an official of International Labour Organisation (ILO) at a webinar on Wednesday.

MADLSA action against two companies for flouting workers' face mask rule

MADLSA action against two companies for flouting workers' face mask rule

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has issued violation reports against two companies in the Al Wakra area ...

Housing more than five workers in one place within family residential area is violation of law

Housing more than five workers in one place within family residential area is violation of law

Housing more than five workers in one place located within a family residential area is a violation of the law, according to a ministerial decision announced on Wednesday.

NHRC reviews precautionary measures at workers' housing, quarantine facilities

NHRC reviews precautionary measures at workers' housing, quarantine facilities

The field visits and monitoring team of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has visited workers in some parts of the Industrial Area that were subjected to quarantine ...

Ministry of Administrative Development stresses vital role of labour committees in educating workers about coronavirus risks

Ministry of Administrative Development stresses vital role of labour committees in educating workers about coronavirus risks

In the context of the continuous efforts of the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs to educate workers about all precautionary measures to prevent the risk of coronavirus infection ...

MADLSA hotline serves workers, employers

MADLSA hotline serves workers, employers

A total of 11,419 phone calls were received through the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs’ (MADLSA) Labour Sector hotline between March 15 and April 18 ...

Ashghal, labour ministry teams inspect workers' housing facilities

Ashghal, labour ministry teams inspect workers' housing facilities

The Health and Safety Team at the Public Works Authority (Ashghal)’s Roads Projects Department and a Labour Inspection Department team from the Ministry of Administrative Development ...

Employers, workers urged to co-operate and find mutually beneficial solutions

Employers, workers urged to co-operate and find mutually beneficial solutions

Employers and employees who are affected by the current Covid-19 situation can co-operate to mitigate the social and economic damage caused by the pandemic ...