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Saudi cabinet approves hiring of Bangladeshi domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 132 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Saudi cabinet approved on Monday the hiring of Bangladeshi domestic workers as part of an agreement between the two states, Saudi Press Agency reported.

The decision will address the shortage of domestic workers in Saudi Arabia after the ban of some nationalities to fill such posts.

The ban was imposed by Saudi Arabia and other countries that have been demandin

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Run away workers won’t be allowed to enter KSA

Posted by jaypee 132 days ago Saudi Arabia
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JEDDAH — Workers who run away from their sponsors and declared Huroob will never be allowed to return to the Kingdom, Al-Madina Arabic daily quoted Director of Makkah passports police Maj. Gen. Khalafallah Al-Tuwairqi as saying on Sunday.


He said that any expat who runs away from Saudi sponsor (Huroob) will be fined SR100,000, deported and banned from entering the Kingdom ag Read More

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Saudi reveals new measure to regulate foreign worker recruitment - Gulf Business

Posted by jaypee 135 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia has announced a new measure to better regulate the recruitment of foreign workers.


The kingdom’s cabinet has approved plans to set up labour attaché offices at its embassies in Egypt, India, Philippines, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka.


The seven countries currently account for the largest number of foreign workers in Saudi Arabia inc Read More

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Saudi police arrest 191 illegal workers

Posted by jaypee 184 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh: The Saudi police rounded up dozens of expatriates in the city of Mecca, during a crackdown on foreigners overstaying their visas.


The police squads raided several flats in a district in the holy city and arrested 191 men and women who were found in breach of the law on residence and labour.


Led by Lieutenant-Colonel Saad Al-Thubaiti, the Read More

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Saudi and foreign workers unite to strike over unpaid wages

Posted by jaypee 185 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Staff at a prestigious private hospital in Saudi Arabia entered the fourth day of an open-ended strike on Wednesday in protest over wages not being paid for almost four months.


Two doctors, one American and the other British, and two nurses, one Saudi and the other Jordanian, told MEE more Read More

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Saudi panel okays hiring of Bangladeshi domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 185 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia has approved the recruitment of male domestic workers from Bangladesh, according to media reports quoting the Saudi Arabia Shoura Council.

Bangladesh Ambassador Golam Moshi said that that the lifting of ban on male domestic servants indicates improved bilateral relations between the two countries, Arab News said on its website.

The report comes a month af

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Saudi Arabia's abuse of foregin workers

Posted by jaypee 213 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Foreign workers at a construction company in Saudi Arabia say they have not been paid for months, face possible imprisonment because their permits have not been renewed, and their employer is refusing to grant them permission to leave the oil-rich kingdom.


The employees at Riyadh-based building firm United Seemac, which mostly does roadwork for the Saudi governmen Read More

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Stranded workers in Saudi Arabia plead for help as economy falters | Middle East Eye

Posted by jaypee 216 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Workers at a construction company in Saudi Arabia have issued an urgent plea for help, saying they are trapped and facing starvation because their employer is refusing to pay salaries or grant them permission to leave the country.


Foreign staff at building firm United Seemac told MEE the company's 500-plus Read More