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Apparently, maids in UAE are overpaid

Minimum wage ‘unfair’ for employers?

FNC member argues that minimum wage for domestic workers and maids is 'taking advantage' of employers.

May 20, 2013 4:24

Lebanon Hikes Minimum Wage 40 Pct, Averts Strike

A late night cabinet meeting approved an increase in the minimum monthly wage to 700,000 Lebanese pounds ($470) from 500,000 pounds.

October 12, 2011 7:58
Failure to launch: A call to overhaul Saudization

Failure to launch: A call to overhaul Saudization

Minimum wage and financial incentives for the private sector must be included in Saudization strategy. Arab News delivers some home truths.

May 11, 2011 11:59

Mubarak says candidate slogans not enough to win voter trust

Following recent street protests over country’s minimum wage, Mubarak stressed investment and continued economic growth in first public address after surgery.

May 7, 2010 8:03
Wage woes

Wage woes

Inflation, low salaries and expensive loans have struck Bahrain’s low-income population hard. Unions have called for a minimum wage, but Bahrain’s BCCI hasn’t answered favorably.

October 27, 2008 9:44