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Gunshots, explosion send office workers fleeing in Kenyan capital

Gunshots, explosion send office workers fleeing in Kenyan capital

At least one explosion and sustained gunfire at an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital sent workers fleeing for their lives on Tuesday, an attack claimed by Somali militant group al Shabaab ...

Greek public sector workers strike for higher pay

Greek public sector workers strike for higher pay

Greece's largest public sector union staged a 24-hour walkout on Wednesday, demanding wage and pension increases from a government still bound to keeping expenditure in check by its lenders.

QR52.5mn recruitment fees to be paid back to Qatar 2022 workers

QR52.5mn recruitment fees to be paid back to Qatar 2022 workers

Contractors engaged on 2022 FIFA World Cup projects have agreed to reimburse more than QR52.5mn ($14.4mn) to thousands of workers who paid recruitment fees prior to moving to Qatar ...

QCS educates workers about skin cancer

QCS educates workers about skin cancer

Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) has launched a campaign to raise awareness among workers about skin cancer by reaching more than 4,000 workers in co-operation with Qatar Volunteers.

Proposed insurance fund will protect workers' dues: Minister

Proposed insurance fund will protect workers' dues: Minister

HE Dr al-Nuaimi explained that the fund is complementary to the bundle of legislations issued by Qatar to protect the rights of workers.

New law helps protect rights of workers, says al-Nuaimi

New law helps protect rights of workers, says al-Nuaimi

The Minister clarified that the amended law guarantees the right of the expatriate workers who come under the provisions of the Labour Law to leave the country temporarily or on final exit.

Draft law on establishing fund for workers issued

Draft law on establishing fund for workers issued

The decision was taken after the Cabinet reviewed recommendations of the Advisory Council on the draft law at its regular weekly meeting on Wednesday.

Philippines' Duterte arrives in Jordan for four-day visit

Philippines' Duterte arrives in Jordan for four-day visit

Rodrigo Duterte arrived in Amman after visiting Israel, continuing a tour aimed at renewing ties with the two countries and checking up on Filipinos in the two countries.

Tunisair wants govt backing to lay off 1,200 workers

Tunisair wants govt backing to lay off 1,200 workers

Tunisair, which has a fleet of 30 aircraft, employs 8,000 staff, part of a bloated public service which the government has failed to trim due to resistance from labour unions.

Campaign to raise workers' awareness on human trafficking

Campaign to raise workers' awareness on human trafficking

Speaking on the occasion, Khalifa al-Abdullah reviewed the efforts and laws passed by Qatar to combat human trafficking.

Envoy hopeful of pact with Qatar soon on hiring Kyrgyz nationals

Envoy hopeful of pact with Qatar soon on hiring Kyrgyz nationals

Kyrgyzstan's ambassador said a delegation from Qatar’s Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs visited Bishkek in April.

Mowasalat hands out free Smartcards to workers

Mowasalat hands out free Smartcards to workers

Mowasalat Government Relations manager Khalid Kafoud formally handed over the free transport cards.