Gulf Times - workers-rights
Nod to draft law criminalising violations of workers' rights

Nod to draft law criminalising violations of workers' rights

The Cabinet has agreed on a draft law that criminalises any violation of safety specifications for workers' housing, in addition to increasing the punishment for employers who do not pay workers.

Call to raise awareness about workers' rights

Call to raise awareness about workers' rights

Qatar has called for raising awareness about the guarantees to ensure workers' rights, pointing out to the role of national institutions and civil society groups to protect these rights.

UK court rules Uber drivers deserve workers' rights

UK court rules Uber drivers deserve workers' rights

Uber should no longer treat its drivers as self-employed, a British tribunal ruled on Friday, in a decision which threatens the taxi app's business model by forcing it to pay the minimum wage and offer holiday entitlement.