Saudi Human Resources Development Fund holds workshop for hospitality sector

Saudi Human Resources Development Fund holds workshop for hospitality sector

RIYADH: The Saudi Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf) held a virtual workshop, with the participation of the Association of Restaurants and Cafes (Qout), aimed at human resources officials and managers of such establishments.This is part of Hadaf’s efforts…

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Employees increasingly settling disputes outside court: ISFU report

Employees increasingly settling disputes outside court: ISFU report

Muscat: Employees are increasingly settling labour disputes with employers out of court according to the just published 2019 Annual Report of the Implementation Support and Follow-up Unit (ISFU). The percentage of disputes that were resolved amicably…

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Replace expats with Omanis in government companies: Ministry of Finance

Replace expats with Omanis in government companies: Ministry of Finance

Muscat: A new circular issued by Oman’s Ministry of Finance has called for expatriates employed in the country’s government sectors to be replaced by Omanis, so that they can contribute to the development of the Sultanate.The…

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Oman workers federation records several violations of worker’s rights

Oman workers federation records several violations of worker’s rights

Muscat: The General Federation of Oman Workers has recorded 19 reports of violations of workers’ rights within a span of 5 days. According to the federation, the reports included deduction of wages, forcing workers to go…

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Ministry of Manpower receives over 250 online reports in first quarter

Ministry of Manpower receives over 250 online reports in first quarter

Muscat: Oman’s Ministry of Manpower has received 265 reports relating to employee welfare issues during the first quarter of 2020, as it continues to uphold the precautions put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19.…

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UN lays out roadmap to lift economies, save jobs after COVID-19

UN lays out roadmap to lift economies, save jobs after COVID-19

United Nations: In a new framework released Monday as a roadmap to support countries’ path to social and economic recovery, the United Nations called for an extraordinary scale-up of international support and political commitment to ensure…

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Coronavirus: Furloughed workers offered online skills training

Coronavirus: Furloughed workers offered online skills training

Adults at home during the coronavirus lockdown, including millions furloughed from their jobs, are being offered free online courses in digital skills. The Department for Education is launching a collection of job-related online courses, teaching…

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Germany signals more help for struggling businesses, workers

Germany signals more help for struggling businesses, workers

FRANKFURT: Politicians in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government on Sunday signaled further support for struggling businesses and consumers in the coronavirus crisis, focusing on hotels, restaurants and pay for short-time workers. Dehoga, an industry…

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Call to register Saudis with support program

Call to register Saudis with support program

RIYADH: The Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf) on Monday urged the private sector to quickly register their Saudi employees with the Employment Support Program through the National Labor Gateway (TAQAT).The program is part of a…

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UAE medical workers treating virus patients ‘exempt from fasting

UAE medical workers treating virus patients ‘exempt from fasting

DUBAI: Religious authorities in the United Arab Emirates said medical workers treating COVID-19 patients are exempt from fasting during Ramadan and urged Muslims not to congregate for prayers during the holy month expected to start…

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