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Qatar Airways 'shamed' for its policy of sacking crew members for getting married, pregnant

Aug 28, 2015    

Doha: Qatar Airways was shamed into relaxing its policy of sacking cabin crew for getting pregnant or marrying in their first five years of employment, a labour federation said on Thursday, while welcoming the move."Qatar Airways has been shamed into action, and that's a tremendous advance," International Transport Workers Federation president Paddy Crumlin said in an statement. "No amount of hiding behind 'best airline' awards has kept the truth about how staff are treated from emerging."The ITF said the move, confirmed by the Doha-based carrier Wednesday, was a "firs...

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