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4 October 2019

Engineers Against Poverty recommends improvements to Wage Protection Systems in the Gulf, based on global comparison

Engineers Against Poverty (EAP) have released the third paper in a series focusing on protecting the addressing the issue of late, partial or non-payment of wages of migrant construction workers in the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries....

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19 July 2019

India: Govt. records 77,155 labour abuse allegations by migrant workers in the Gulf between 2016-2019

The Indian government has released figures detailing the numbers of allegations of labour abuse it has received from migrant workers to the Gulf countries in the four years between 2016 and 2019. 77,155 complaints were made to embassies and consulates...

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18 July 2019

Pakistan: Govt. enforces employment code, blacklists recruiters for exploitative labour practices

Author: Khaleej Times (UAE)

"12 foreign recruitment firms barred from hiring Pakistani workers", 8 Jul 2019...

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12 June 2019

African trade unions urge government action on fair recruitment as cases of migrant labour exploitation in the Gulf increase

A study from the organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC–Africa), the umbrella body of all Trade Unions in Africa, found workers had experienced a range of abuses including unscrupulous recruitment agencies and fees, a lack of...

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28 May 2019

Oman: Ministry of Manpower establishes fast-track labour dispute system

Author: Times of Oman

"Labour disputes in Oman to have their own fast-track system", 22 May 2019...

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16 May 2019

Nepal: New labour agreement requires Omani employers bear recruitment, migration & health costs for migrant workers

Author: Himalayan News Service

"Nepal, Oman to finalise labour pact next week", 1 May 2019...

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7 May 2019

Hamad Al Sharji Peter Mansour & Company did not respond

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7 May 2019

Oman: Construction co undergoing liquidation allegedly leaves 600 workers stranded in camps & without wages; incl. liquidator's non-response

An in-depth article published by Migrant Rights entitled "One of Oman’s richest construction companies leaves its workers in dire straits" alleges that Omani construction company Hasan Juma Backer Trading & Contracting Co. - currently undergoing...

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18 March 2019
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Author: Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch et six autres organisations

« La FIFA doit placer les droits humains au cœur des discussions sur l’élargissement de la Coupe du monde », 12 mars 2019...

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31 December 2018

Analysis: Cash flow problems cause late payment in the Gulf construction sector, preventive action required by governments, clients and contractors

Author: Jill Wells, Engineers Against Poverty

"Protecting the Wages of Migrant Construction Workers", 18 December 2018...

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