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New Agreement for Indian Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia

Authorities finalized the standard contract for Indian domestic workers following the failure of Gulf countries to implement a unified contract for domestic workers. Though GCC labor ministers purportedly agreed on minimum standards to regulation the recruitment and rights of the region’s 2.4 million domestic, no actual standard unified contract was created. A Kuwaiti Interior ministry official noted that the agreements have no value unless legislated at the national level, especially as the ministry of interior is responsible for domestic worker issues. Read More

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Posted on Dec 17 2014
Advancing the rights of migrant workers throughout the Middle East