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Qatar said Thursday it will introduce a major labor law reform to ensure thousands of workers building venues for the 2022 World Cup are paid on time...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Eva Shoufi
The relationship between host communities and Syrian refugees in Lebanon is going through a thorny phase. Most analyses discussing the economic...
Friday, January 23, 2015
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Firas al-Hakkar
A broad ‘security campaign’ targeting Syrian workers has been launched across Beirut. The unannounced raids on businesses that employ Syrian and...
Monday, January 5, 2015
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Former Lebanese Labor Minister Charbel Nahhas believes that all talk about the positive effects of the Syrian refugee presence in Lebanon is...
Monday, January 5, 2015
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Eva Shoufi
In Lebanon, regressive laws still govern the lives of the weak. Marginalized segments are constantly bullied, knocked down, and forbidden from love...
Saturday, September 6, 2014
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Hundreds of angry striking workers have turned Electricite du Liban's Beirut headquarters into "occupied territory," the company's management said...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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A Syrian worker was killed after a wall collapsed at a construction site in a Lebanese ski area, state media reported Friday. Lebanon’s National News...
Friday, July 18, 2014
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International unions on Thursday slammed 2022 World Cup host Qatar over the treatment of migrant laborers and condemned what they call the systematic...
Friday, June 6, 2014
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Qatar must overhaul its employment laws because they fly in the face of global rules on trade union rights, the UN labor agency said, in fresh...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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