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Qatar’s public sector employees make three times as much as people in the private sector

May 17, 2010

Qatar’s public sector employees earn almost three times as much as people working in the private sector, a survey has indicated. The average monthly pay package in the government sector is QR14,631 ($4,006), while the average private sector is QR5,391 ($1,476), according to the Labour Force Sample Survey conducted by Qatar Statistic Authority (QSA)....
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Kuwait sets $208 minimum wage in private sector

April 15, 2010

Kuwait has set a minimum wage of KD60 ($208) for workers in the private sector. “No worker will be employed or brought to Kuwait to work in the private sector for a salary of less than KD60,” Mohammad Al Afassi, the social affairs and labour minister, said. “The historic decision applies to all new...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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