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dubai labourers

Construction workers on building site

Midday work ban nears

Lawbreaking companies to be slapped with AED15,000 fine for each violation.

May 30, 2013 11:51
Dubai labourers go on rare strike for more pay

Dubai Labourers on ‘rare’ labour protest

Two Arabtec employees who asked not to be identified said several thousand workers engaged on various projects did not report for duty on Sunday.

May 20, 2013 9:33
Lungi Lunacy: Latent classist rules

Lungi Lunacy: Latent classist rules

Eva Fernandes sees a recent ban on lungis at a South Asian cinema as one more proof of our openly latent classist and somewhat racist biases.

October 30, 2011 4:17
Cinemas for Labourers

Cinemas for Labourers

The Twin Cinema at Al Quoz Mall is a great hit among labourers who find it both an affordable and convenient form of entertainment

May 1, 2011 3:21