As the Saudi government rolls out one mega project after another in the kingdom, the industry experts believe it is high time the labourers working on these developments get a higher standard of living.
The kingdom is currently im
Qatar has announced modest plans to reform its labour laws for foreign workers, but rights groups said on Wednesday that the measures taken by the 2022 World Cup host are not enough.
Foreign workers employed in Qatar, making up ne
Germany should deregulate its labour market and create more lower-paid jobs to help refugees find work and integrate better into society, the head of Europe's largest aerospace group Airbus said on Sunday.
Germany expects at l
Landmark discussions on labour movement, the role of the financial sector, unemployment, and doing business in the GCC started yesterday at the First Annual Global Employers’ Summit. It is being held under the patronage of His Royal High
Bahrain will monitor the success of a UAE initiative that requires all signed employment offers for expats to be submitted to the government before work permits are issued. The Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication, reported t
The gap between the academic learning and actual needs of the Arab job market, especially in innovation and leadership fields, will be the focus of an upcoming conference in Abu Dhabi.
The 17th Arab Investors a
Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran left-winger who professes an admiration for Karl Marx, was elected leader of Britain's opposition Labour party on Saturday, a victory that may make a British EU exit more likely and which one former Labour prime mini
A new scheme is being initiated by the Indian government to provide its nationals living in Bahrain with legal aid to fight labour disputes and rights violations. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the project, which would benefit n
Egypt's unemployment rate edged down to 12.7 per cent in the second quarter of 2015, from 12.8 per cent in the first quarter and below the 13.3 per cent recorded for the same period last year, the statistics agency said.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited a labour camp in Abu Dhabi on Sunday to highlight New Delhi's concern about the welfare of its migrant workers helping to build glitzy skyscrapers, hotels and museums in the Gulf state.