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MME alert against labour housing in family residential area

MME alert against labour housing in family residential area

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment on Friday reminded in a tweet that housing more than five workers in one place within family residential area is a violation of law

Amir issues decrees on labour law, minimum wages for labourers

Amir issues decrees on labour law, minimum wages for labourers

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Sunday issued Law No. 17 of 2020 regarding setting the minimum wage for labourers and domestic workers.

Exit permits abolished for govt, domestic workers

Exit permits abolished for govt, domestic workers

Qatar has scrapped exit permits for different categories of expatriates including those who are not covered by the country's Labour Law like domestic workers, as part of its efforts to ensure the rights of all foreign workers.

Cabinet approves MoI draft decision on expats not subject to Labour Law

Cabinet approves MoI draft decision on expats not subject to Labour Law

The Cabinet's regular weekly meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, approved a draft decision

New law helps protect rights of workers, says al-Nuaimi

New law helps protect rights of workers, says al-Nuaimi

The Minister clarified that the amended law guarantees the right of the expatriate workers who come under the provisions of the Labour Law to leave the country temporarily or on final exit.

Qatar lifts exit permit system

Qatar lifts exit permit system

His Highness the Amir issued Law No 13 of 2018, amending certain provisions of Law No 21 of 2015 regulating the entry, exit and residency of expatriates.

New batch of inspectors sworn in at labour ministry

New batch of inspectors sworn in at labour ministry

The new inspectors were sworn in on Monday in front of HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi.

Envoy hopeful of pact with Qatar soon on hiring Kyrgyz nationals

Envoy hopeful of pact with Qatar soon on hiring Kyrgyz nationals

Kyrgyzstan's ambassador said a delegation from Qatar’s Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs visited Bishkek in April.

NHRC workshop discusses the rights of workers

NHRC workshop discusses the rights of workers

The workshop's objective was to identify the international and regional mechanisms of workers' rights and highlight the role of non-governmental organisations and civil society in the promotion and protection of workers' rights.

Qatar a role model in workers' welfare, says minister

Qatar a role model in workers' welfare, says minister

Qatar has become a role model in the workers' welfare field, HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs, Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi has said.

'Law protecting domestic help can be model for the region'

'Law protecting domestic help can be model for the region'

The Philippine Overseas and Labour Office (POLO) has expressed optimism that the new law protecting the rights of domestic workers in Qatar will serve as a model for other countries in the Middle East (ME) to come up with their own.

Emir issues new law to protect domestic workers

Emir issues new law to protect domestic workers

Marking a milestone in Qatar's efforts to protect the rights of domestic workers and improve their working conditions, His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued on Tuesday Law No 15 of 2017 on domestic workers.