qatar labor

Qatar Worker Complaints Fall Since Start of Electronic Wage Payments

DOHA, Nov 2  – Complaints made by migrant workers in Qatar against their employers have fallen by 30 percent since the government banned cash-in-hand salary payments last year that rights groups say puts workers at risk. Qatar’s ministry of labour said on Wednesday that an electronic payment scheme introduced last November was improving the situation

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Worker Dies in “Work-Related Fatality” at World Cup Stadium in Qatar

DOHA, Oct 23  – A worker has died in a “work-related fatality” at the site of a 2022 World Cup stadium in Qatar, the country’s World Cup organizing body said late on Saturday. The incident occurred on Saturday morning at the Al Wakrah Stadium and is being investigated, Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy

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Amnesty Says Workers at Qatar World Cup Stadium Suffer Abuse

By Tom Finn DOHA, March 31 – Workers in Qatar renovating a 2022 World Cup stadium have suffered human rights abuses two years after the tournament’s organizers drafted worker welfare standards in the wake of criticism, Amnesty International said. Dozens of construction workers from Nepal and India were charged recruitment fees by agents in their

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