21/10/2020

Tons of of Indian staff demand unpaid wages from Saudi development agency | Today News Online

Turning in opposition to
Murali in TN October 21,
2020
Amid farm unrest, metal cos
to unload wagons at
Ballabhgarh October 21,
2020
FIR in opposition to PNB exof cial for graft October 21,
2020
Acquittal for 20 Tablighi
attendees October 21, 2020
ED attaches property of
Mirchi’s kin October 21,
2020
Plans afoot to sweeten bid

Find Your Soulmate

Meet Charming Singles and Get More Memorable Moments
Ad

for Air India’s privatisation
transfer October 21, 2020

Dating.com

Chennai, October 19
Hundreds of Indian migrant workers who were
laid off by a construction company in Saudi
Arabia due to the coronavirus pandemic have
led a rare complaint to the Indian government
over unpaid earnings, lawyers and campaigners
said.
More than 280 labourers—who were red by the
Nasser S Al Hajri Corporation before being
own home on chartered ights in July—are
part of what is believed to be the biggest
collective case of its kind, said their lawyer
Subhash Chand.
Chand said all of the workers had been at the
rm for at least ve years— some over a decade
—and were entitled to a “substantial amount”
in outstanding end-of-contract bene ts.
“Most of (the workers) con rmed that they had
been asked to sign blank papers or documents
that they didn’t understand…(in order to get)

PUBLISHED NEWS
October 2020 (3906)
September 2020 (5890)
August 2020 (5104)
July 2020 (4261)
June 2020 (146)

https://todaynewsonline.in/national/tons-of-of-indian-staff-demand-unpaid-wages-from-saudi-development-agency/

2/6

Select target paragraph3