May. 25, 2022

Will rare Dubai delivery driver walkouts trigger more strikes?

Peninsula/Society

The story: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has in recent weeks seen rare walkouts by service workers. Delivery drivers for Talabat—a food delivery company that services the wider region—have organized a strike in Dubai to protest planned wage cuts. The walkout follows a similar strike held by drivers of Deliveroo, a competing food delivery service. The protests could indicate the rise of a new labor movement among foreign workers in Gulf countries.

The coverage: Dubai relies on low-cost labor with many workers in the Emirate and elsewhere in the UAE hailing from India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and African nations...

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