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KLM to scrap 10 flights over ground staff strike

KLM to scrap 10 flights over ground staff strike

Dutch national carrier KLM will scrap 10 European flights Monday due to a two-hour strike by ground staff demanding higher wages, an airline spokeswoman said Sunday.

Britain's Labour vows to use parliament to thwart no-deal Brexit

Britain's Labour vows to use parliament to thwart no-deal Brexit

The opposition Labour Party said on Thursday it would trigger an emergency debate in parliament next week to try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal.

UN committee faults Nepal in child labour, abuse case

UN committee faults Nepal in child labour, abuse case

A UN committee has ordered Nepal to compensate a man blocked from seeking justice after suffering years of forced labour, as well as alleged torture in custody as a child.

Qatar ensures fair labour recruitment procedures: minister

Qatar ensures fair labour recruitment procedures: minister

Qatar has exerted great efforts to establish good practices in the worker recruitment process through a package of legislative reforms, HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs ...

Flights resume after strike at Kenya's main airport grounds thousands of passengers

Flights resume after strike at Kenya's main airport grounds thousands of passengers

Thousands of air passengers were stranded in Kenya on Wednesday after a strike by aviation workers at the main Nairobi airport led to the cancellation and delay of scores of flights and the use of riot police to break up the industrial action.

Hundreds of flights axed as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights axed as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights were cancelled at eight German airports Tuesday, including at the nation's busiest travel hub Frankfurt, as security staff walked off the job in a deepening row over pay.

Britain's Labour Party will not vote for 'blind Brexit'

Britain's Labour Party will not vote for 'blind Brexit'

Britain's main opposition Labour Party will not vote for a Brexit deal that offers little more than a ‘bridge to nowhere’, its foreign policy spokeswoman said on Sunday, increasing pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May.

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 batch of inspectors sworn in at labour ministry

New batch of inspectors sworn in at labour ministry

The new inspectors were sworn in on Monday in front of HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi.

Dogged by past rhetoric, Duterte visits Israel

Dogged by past rhetoric, Duterte visits Israel

Tourism, labour and defence deals are also on the agenda, cementing relationships between the Asian power and booming Israel.

Labour ministry announces summer working hours

Labour ministry announces summer working hours

Work done in open workplaces should not be longer than five hours in the morning and must stop from 11:30 am to 3pm.

Philippines lifts ban for Kuwait-bound workers

Philippines lifts ban for Kuwait-bound workers

The Philippines on Wednesday lifted its ban on migrant workers heading to jobs in Kuwait, capping a diplomatic row sparked when a murdered Filipina maid was found in her employer's freezer.