Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Industrial Relations: Workers in Qatar go on strike

Over 2,000 workers in Dubai, have gone on strike and protested at their labour camp in Qatar demanding increase in salary.

Saif Al Khayarin, a labour inspector, said 2,028 workers of an engineering company in the Doha Industrial Area were involved in yesterday's strike, which he termed "illegal."

According to 'The Peninsula' the workers were from Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Egypt and India.