So back to the contract. After five hours and forty-five minutes, I left Ibrahim’s room and went down to the lobby where I had spotted Ray, Kristine, Barbie and Gabor and I told them what had happened. I asked them if they would be open to signing a contract with ATP. Kristine said she would… Read More Arab Telemedia Losing Crew Their Homes?
But wait – there’s more! What a month! I’ve been back since January 10th. It is now February 9th. And, as can be seen above, none of the international crew has been paid. Ibrahim had promised the crew they’d get paid last week. That of course did not happen. They promised us we would be… Read More Four Weeks & No Wages…
As I expected, nothing is happening. Two weeks ago (on the Saturday) Ibrahim promised me the scaffolding would arrive the next day. It did not. Last Sunday (he was here in Doha), he promised it would “be here today or tomorrow”. Again, on the Monday, Ibrahim promised it would “be here today or tomorrow”. And… Read More State Of (Non) Play
I went down to breakfast today and bumped into Dominic Smithers, Ray, Terry and Andy. They told me that Simon and Chris had been in the lobby last night and Simon said that Talal had called him and told him we are definitely relocating to Doha. And that we are doing so ASAP. I had… Read More To Doha Or Not To Doha – Part 2
Talal flew out to Qatar Tuesday night. I believe he comes back today. Wages are late again. I should have been paid Wednesday, Dominic and Ray, Tuesday. Andy on Saturday. I emailed Jude (politely) and she emailed me back saying Accounts were promising two payments on Sunday. I had to ask if that was two… Read More Embezzle? Fly? Repeat?