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Qatar: Wage Abuse Action Shortchanges Workers
Workers Still Owed Wages for Months A er Informing Government of Abuse

Former and current employees of Imperial Trading and Construction Company (ITCC) protest months of delayed and unpaid wages
outside the company's headquarters in Qatar. © 2020 Private

(Beirut) – Qatari authorities have failed to provide redress for hundreds of migrant workers who are
suffering from months of unpaid wages at two companies, even though authorities have repeatedly
been informed of these abuses, Human Rights Watch said today.
The Workers’ Support and Insurance Fund, which the government established in 2018 specifically to
ensure that workers are paid their wages when companies fail to pay, has not been utilized to benefit
these struggling workers in the two companies.
“It is disheartening that hundreds of workers in at least two companies are struggling to obtain their
unpaid wages even though the Qatari government has been made aware of these abuses over and over

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