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26 May 2020

Qatar: More than 100 migrant workers stage rare protest over unpaid wages

On 22nd May 2020, reports of peaceful worker protests against late settlements of unpaid wages surfaced on social media, accompanied by video evidence. Most of the more than 100 migrant workers were employed in the construction sector.

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (ADSLA) stated that it has launched an investigation into the protests and has taken action against the companies employing the workers, who have violated the Wage Protection System (WPS).