17 January 2020
Qatar has announced that with immediate effect, exit permits will be removed for expatriates who are not currently subject to Qatar’s Labour Law. Qatar continues to strengthen its laws, ensuring...
02 January 2020
The Cabinet, in its meeting, approved a proposal to amend some provisions of the Labour Law and the Law regulating entry and exit of expatriates and their residence, in accordance with the...
28 September 2019
Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Center), a joint initiative of Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, has successfully concluded a series of workshops targeting...
01 January 2019
Many migrant workers who recently travelled outside Qatar to celebrate New Year with family or friends in their home countries or other tourist destinations hailed the new experience of travelling...
17 August 2017
To protect workers’ rights and simplify litigation between an employer and worker, Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani issued Law No. 13 of 2017 under which a Labour Dispute Resolution Committee...
31 March 2017
Qatar on Thursday denied it was violating a new labour law by blocking migrants from leaving the country, saying it was committed to enforcing reforms to improve the rights of millions of foreign...
31 August 2016
Serving 75 thousand labours working on FIFA World Cup 2022 mega infrastructure, the Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ has completed the constructions of a new Labour City pumping station, rising main...
16 January 2016
More than 60 percent of workers in the country have been covered under the Wage Protection System (WPS) and the Labour Inspection Department has conducted workshops on the WPS in which more than 320...
27 December 2015
Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) today announced the results from a survey conducted to identify the challenges faced by breastfeeding mothers particularly those returning to work. The...
12 December 2015
The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has achieved outstanding accomplishments with a view to implementing its vision of excellence in managing a vibrant market of labour as well as a solid and...
16 October 2015
Routine and surprise raids on manpower agencies have resulted in cancellation of 15 licences recently, according to a senior official from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.   There are 282...
03 January 2015
The private sector has softened its stand on the issue of exit permit rules and sponsorship change for foreign workers, said The Peninsula. Understandably, the only change the sector wants in the new...

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