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4 October 2016

Saudi building magnate 'told to pay staff or face arrest'

Author: Rori Donaghy

A labour court in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday said they it would issue an arrest warrant for the owner of building firm United Seemac if he does not pay staff owed wages for up to two years work...company owner Mohammed Owaideh...owes his staff SAR 3.5m (...

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30 September 2016

Saudi building firm offers starving workers $1 pay settlement

Author: Rori Donaghy, Middle East Eye

Company bosses at Saudi construction firm United Seemac...offered a pay settlement of just $1 to 215 foreign staff owed nearly $1m. Angry at United Seemac's repeated broken promises about payments, the workers broke into the company's head office in...

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28 September 2016

Saudi company United Seemac leaves over 500 workers stranded without pay and without alternatives

United Seemac's foreign staff have been unpaid for up to 20 months, unable to seek alternative employment options due to the companies refusal to issue sponsorship transfers. Workers have recently been offered the option of repatriation, however at...

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26 September 2016

Saudi firm tells staff to forget owed pay if they want passports back

Author: Rori Donaghy, Middle East Eye

Foreign staff at Saudi construction firm United Seemac were told...they must give up on receiving pay arrears if they want to get their passports back and leave the kingdom...most permits for foreign staff expired last year and the company has not...

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24 August 2016
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Author: المنار، لبنان

أصدر عمال في شركة بناء في المملكة العربية السعودية نداء عاجلا للمساعدة، قائلين إنهم محاصرون ويواجهون المجاعة؛ بسبب عدم تلقيهم رواتبهم أو حصولهم على إذن لمغادرة البلاد. وقال الموظفون الأجانب في الشركة المتحدة للتجارة العامة والمقاولات إن موظفي الشركة لم...

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22 August 2016

Stranded workers in Saudi Arabia plead for help as economy falters

Author: Rori Donaghy, Middle East Eye

Workers at a construction company in Saudi Arabia have issued an urgent plea for help, saying they are trapped and facing starvation because their employer is refusing to pay salaries or grant them permission to leave the country. Foreign staff at...

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