labour

Qatar has highest female labour participation in the GCC

Labour Participation in Qatar by women is the highest in the entire GCC.

World-class housing for workers planned

Heavily reliant on foreign labour, Qatar is taking steps to make sure that workers’ housing accommodations are of global standards.

The government is, thus, amending a law (Number 17) that was brought into force in 2005 that specifies terms and conditions for housing workers.

QF recommends ways to improve worker conditions

A Qatar Foundation report has highlighted 10 key points for improving workers’ conditions in Qatar after a study found that many of them were subjected to rights violations in the home countries well before their  arrival in Doha.

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Qatar's Labor Law changes and what it means for you! Questions and Answers

Qatar Abolishes Kafala, introduces wide-ranging Labour Market Reforms.

Qatar announced today its intention to enact wide-ranging labour market reforms, to stengthen existing labour laws and improve living conditions of all workers in Qatar. 

Expatriate groups step in to help amnesty seekers

Several expatriate organisations have come out to help their community members benefit from a three-month amnesty in Qatar which takes effect from September 1.