New Labour Contract for immigrant domestic employers in the GCC

The new contract that is set to take effect in the six member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council seeks to improve working conditions to the estimated 2.4 million foreign domestic workers in the area. The contract looks to achieve certain guarantees for domestic employers such as limiting the work day to 8 hours, a weekly day off an annual leave and a air ticket home if contract is terminated. International media sources are following the news on the new labour contract, below you will find a few media publications on this matter.

Philippines welcomes new labour contracts for the GCC | GulfNews.com.

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/390036/pinoyabroad/news/upgraded-contracts-seen-to-end-exploitation-of-phl-maids-in-mideast

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/82c820aa-756b-11e4-a1a9-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3KTG3pz7H

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