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Qatar: The Wages of Hard Labour

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Qatar, Labor

Qatar-based blogger e46M3 sheds light [1] on wages workers in Qatar reap for their hard labour.
“From today's Arabic daily al-Raya:
* Labor foreman, salary 800 Riyals (approx $220), working hours 5am to 5pm.
* Builder, salary 700 Riyals (approx $190), working hours 6am to 6pm. No off day.
* Builder, salary 700 Riyals, working hours 6am to 4-5pm.
* Road builder, salary 500 Riyals (approx $137) , 11 working hours a day. No off day.
* Road building foreman, salary 800 Riyals (approx $220) includes 4 overtime hours/day at 4 Riyals/hour. 2 off days a month,” he writes.