Gulf Times - labour-reforms
Substantial progress made on labour reforms: GCO

Substantial progress made on labour reforms: GCO

The Government Communications Office has stressed that many cases included in a recent report published by Amnesty International concerning the status of workers in Qatar ...

Bangladesh minister hails Qatar's labour reforms

Bangladesh minister hails Qatar's labour reforms

Bangladesh’s State Minister of Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam stressed the importance of the labour reforms carried out by Qatar, the most recent of which was the abolition of the exit permit for expatriate workers.

Eiffel Tower shut by third strike of 2016

Eiffel Tower shut by third strike of 2016

Workers at the Eiffel Tower concerned over an upcoming paint job at the famous landmark went on strike Tuesday, the third stoppage at the monument in six months.

26 hurt in Paris clashes between police, masked protesters

26 hurt in Paris clashes between police, masked protesters

Twenty-six people were hurt and authorities made 15 arrests on Tuesday as protests in Paris over disputed labour reforms descended into violent clashes between riot police and masked troublemakers.

French strikes disrupt rail but air controllers' stoppage averted

French strikes disrupt rail but air controllers' stoppage averted

Strikes halved French train services on Thursday but attempts by the militant CGT union to broaden protests against labour reforms to air traffic control and the Paris underground appeared to have failed.

French fuel supply improving, but crisis not over - minister

French fuel supply improving, but crisis not over - minister

France's fuel supply crisis is not yet over, the transport minister warned, while Prime Minister Manuel Valls was quoted as saying he was ready to ride out protests at ports and fuel depots by strikers.