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Global employment crisis deepening, equivalent of 400mn jobs lost: UN

Global employment crisis deepening, equivalent of 400mn jobs lost: UN

The coronavirus crisis has taken a much heavier toll on jobs than previously feared, the UN said Tuesday, warning that the situation in the Americas was particularly dire.

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.

Labour Ministry, ILO to replicate SC's Workers' Welfare Forum model

Labour Ministry, ILO to replicate SC's Workers' Welfare Forum model

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has studied the impact of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy's (SC) Workers'

First Qatar Workers' Fun Run kicks off at Aspire

First Qatar Workers' Fun Run kicks off at Aspire

More than 1,100 migrant workers, diplomats, government officials, and other dignitaries, thronged the Aspire Park on Friday to participate in the first Qatar Workers' Fun Run – an event honouring their contributions to the country’s development.

Smart Vests now can translate too, besides guarding workers' health

Smart Vests now can translate too, besides guarding workers' health

The Ministry of Interior's (MoI) award-winning Smart Vest which cools the body of the wearer and measures vital signs, has been enhanced with the capability to translate between languages, it was announced Tuesday.

Qatar trying continuously to protect workers' rights

Qatar trying continuously to protect workers' rights

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi stressed that Qatar is making continuous efforts at the legislative and institutional level ...

ITUC hails Qatar's steps to protect workers' rights

ITUC hails Qatar's steps to protect workers' rights

Qatar is on its way to becoming a model for the other Gulf states in improving the work environment and ensuring the rights of workers, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) general secretary Sharan Burrow said on Monday.

ILO closes workers' complaint against World Cup host Qatar

ILO closes workers' complaint against World Cup host Qatar

The International Organization for Labour closed a complaint by workers against Qatar on Wednesday after the government introduced legislation to protect workers and pledged further reforms ...

90% of domestic workers have no labour protection: UN study

90% of domestic workers have no labour protection: UN study

Around 90 percent of the world's 67 million domestic workers have no access to social security protection, with migrants left particularly vulnerable, the International Labour Organization said Monday.