UAE: 24 construction companies awarded for labour welfare practices

Author: Sherouk Zakaria, Khaleej Times (UAE), Published on: 31 December 2017

"Best labour welfare practices honoured at Taqdeer Awards", 19 December 2017

In a bid to promote excellence in labour welfare practices, Taqdeer Awards honoured 24 companies on Tuesday for safeguarding workplace labour rights...39 top-performing workers and supervisors [were also awarded] during the second cycle of the award. The awards aim to improve the living standards of labourers and recognise employee performance. The companies were honoured for their overall treatment of workers, including their labour policies, infrastructure, open-door policies, accommodation, health and safety, labour security, innovation drives, recruitment and wages. An outstanding worker, engineer and supervisor from each company were also given a cash prize. The 5 and 4-star winners will now enjoy priority in government projects, giving them an advantage while bidding for international contracts...

5-star winners

  • Global Green Bridge Contracting
  • Al Futtaim Carillion
  • Majid Al Futtaim Hypermarkets (Carrefour)

4-star winners

  • Alec engineering and Contracting
  • Future Metro Tech Contacting
  • HLG Contracting
  • Mai Dubai
  • Multiplex Contracting
  • Al Nabooda Construction Group
  • DP World Jebel Ali
  • Amana Steel Building Contracting
  • Kimoha Entrepeneruers

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Related companies: AF Construction (Previously Al Futtaim Carillion) ALEC Multiplex