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Qatar companies get more time to meet labor requirement


Associated Press

DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- Companies in energy-rich Qatar will have a few more months to comply with a system designed to ensure workers get paid...full story
updated 2015-09-02 11:42 PM
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Qatar companies get more time to meet labor requirement

Associated Press

DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- Companies in energy-rich Qatar will have a few more months to comply with a system designed to ensure workers get paid....Fullstory

2015-09-02 11:42 PM

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