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Thousands of workers set for new Abu Dhabi accommodation

Special housing has been built for low wage workers.

July 10, 2010 11:44
 
Serious about safety? Not serious enough

Serious about safety? Not serious enough

New efforts are being made to encourage UAE companies to make their workplaces safer. But Sam Potter thinks that businesses probably need a bit more than ‘encouragement.’

June 27, 2010 12:44
 
World Cup’s workers face unemployment

World Cup’s workers face unemployment

The business end of the World Cup will end soon for an estimated 400,000 South African workers, as their temporary work concludes with the start of the tournament.

June 9, 2010 3:03
 

Saudi ministry bans working in sun

Ministerial decree preventing companies from making employees work under the sun between 12 and 3 in July and August in force from next year.

June 8, 2010 3:32
 
One person’s junk can be another’s treasure

One person’s junk can be another’s treasure

The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development is rightly cracking down on fake goods, but Kipp thinks confiscated goods should be put to use.

May 25, 2010 10:15
 
India trying to bridge the Gulf

India trying to bridge the Gulf

The Indian government has been trying to persuade Gulf countries to set minimum wages for its workers in the GCC, but it has been unsuccessful so far.

December 14, 2009 2:32
 

Thousands of Indonesians to leave Saudi

At least 5,000 Indonesian domestic workers…

November 8, 2009 4:31
 

RTA may suspend midday ban for Metro

The Metro wants to stick to…

August 26, 2009 1:43
 
Banned from a mall

Banned from a mall

Al Bawadi Mall banned laborers from entering the mall during peak hours, and plans to build them a mini-mall alongside the main shopping center. What do you think?

July 7, 2009 3:11
 
Will there be an exodus from Dubai?

Will there be an exodus from Dubai?

The UAE labor minister said that the job market in the UAE has been affected by the global financial crisis. But is the worst yet to come?

June 18, 2009 11:55
 
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