Arabtech workers to resume work today

DUBAI — A joint committee consisting of representatives from Labour Ministry and the Dubai Police Department of Human Rights yesterday visited the site of Arabtech Construction Company whose workers stopped work and peacefully stayed at the company’s accommodations.

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Published: Fri 2 Nov 2007, 9:57 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 4:34 AM

Humaid bin Daimas, Labour Ministry Assistant Undersecretary said that the committee members, who included a representative from the Indian consulate in Dubai, informed workers that inspectors of the ministry and of the Permanent Labour Committee in Dubai will continuously visit workers’ accommodations, to ensure their compliance with occupational safety and health regulations.

He added that the inspection teams will also check for availability of buses to transport workers and for provision of health insurance to the labourers by the employing companies until the relevant law is passed.

“The existing labour regulations proved to be very effective in reaching solutions that guarantee provision of adequate working conditions to the construction workers. It was agreed that the Arabtech workers will resume their work from today.

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