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>700 Bangladesh workers unpaid for six months

>AROUND 700 Bangladeshi workers who have been denied salaries for the last six months are passing days in inhuman conditions with shortage of food and amid fears of being evicted from the camp of their employer at Hasawi in Kuwait. (Read full article)
These workers employed by a cleaning company told Arab Times on Wednesday that residence permits of most workers had expired but the company has not taken any initiative to renew them.
The Kuwaiti daily noted that complaints of non-payment among Bangladeshi workers in Kuwait are common, especially those employed with cleaning companies.
Kuwait stopped hiring Bangladeshi workers in the last quarter of 2006, saying Bangladeshi workers were involved in criminal activities.
There are over 2 lakh Bangladeshis working in that country.

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