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Indian embassy to hold online Open House

Indian embassy to hold online Open House

The ambassador of India will hold an online Open House on Thursday (November 26) from 2.30pm to listen/redress urgent labour and consular issues of Indian nationals in Qatar.

Ministry to accept labour recruitment applications from November 15

Ministry to accept labour recruitment applications from November 15

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) will resume the process of issuing labour recruitment approvals, which had been temporarily suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic ...

Qatar Chamber, MADLSA issue guide for labour re-employment platform

Qatar Chamber, MADLSA issue guide for labour re-employment platform

The Qatar Chamber (QC) in cooperation with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) recently issued a guide to inform companies how to use the Labour Re-employment Platform.

Many OFWs to benefit from the abolishment of kafala system

Many OFWs to benefit from the abolishment of kafala system

Speaking at a live online programme of the Department of Labour and Employment, Bello III told reporters that many Filipinos will be encouraged to work in Qatar.

Pakistan envoy lauds Qatar's labour reforms

Pakistan envoy lauds Qatar's labour reforms

Pakistan's ambassador Syed Ahsan Raza Shah has congratulated Qatar "on the promulgation of the historic new non-discriminatory labour laws".

Indian firms struggle to lure migrant workers back

Indian firms struggle to lure migrant workers back

Spurning free air tickets, accommodation and higher pay, millions of migrant workers who fled India's cities when coronavirus hit are too scared to return, with grim implications for the already crumbling economy.

Air France to cut 1,500 jobs by end-2022: union sources

Air France to cut 1,500 jobs by end-2022: union sources

Air France is to cut 1,500 jobs, mostly ground staff, by late 2022, union sources told AFP Thursday, though the company declined to confirm the figures pending talks with labour representatives.

French ski workers latest to rally against Macron's reforms

French ski workers latest to rally against Macron's reforms

French protests at planned labour reforms hit ski resorts on Saturday, with chairlift operators and other seasonal staff downing tools over fears their livelihoods could be on a slippery slope.

UK's Labour vows action on ‘tax and wage cheat’ multinationals

UK's Labour vows action on ‘tax and wage cheat’ multinationals

Britain's opposition Labour Party will hold a rally outside an Amazon depot on Saturday as it highlights its promise to target multinational firms it accuses of dodging taxes ...

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.