Workers

2017 Summer Cool Campaign gives thanks to Qatar's workers

Volunteers and community groups in Qatar came together on Saturday, September 9, 2017 to distribute cool-boxes of water, juice, and sunblock, in an effort of appreciation for those workers building our city under the heat. Click here to read more! 

 

 

How Can Employees File Work-Related Complaints?

Laborers in Qatar are entitled to weekly rests of at least 24 consecutive hours and are not allowed to work on two consecutive Fridays. If these rights are violated, workers have a way to report it! Read our informative article, written by Rumana Shaikh.

Summer Cool Campaign Offers Care Packages to Doha Laborers

In an attempt to give back to the community, the Summer Cool Campaign distributed care packages this weekend to laborers to beat the heat. Read on to find out more about this amazing story!

FIFA lauds Qatar’s Workers Cup event

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has praised Qatar’s efforts in organising the Workers Cup in Doha.

Ramadan charity to do while grocery shopping!

One word you will often hear during Ramadan is Zakat. During the holy month some contribution of one’s annual salary is made for a charitable or religious cause. The word Zakat literally translates to “to cleanse” or “to purify” and is meant to purify your wealth for the will of God.

Qatar 2022: Construction firms accused amid building boom

The 2022 Qatar World Cup is all about money.

Claims that millions of dollars were paid in bribes to secure the world's biggest football tournament for Qatar refuse to go away.


100 striking labourers to be deported from Qatar

More than 100 migrant labour workers who went on strike in Qatar over low pay are being deported, their co-workers have told Doha News.

GCC-wide entry ban on deported expats

Expatriates deported from a member country of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) cannot enter any other member states.

The GCC countries have begun applying a law that bans foreign workers deported from any of the six member states from entering the other member countries.

Worker-friendly sponsorship reforms ‘soon’

The Qatar government will put in place more labour-friendly reforms in the coming months, HE the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Abdullah Saleh Mubarak al-Khulaifi promised yesterday.

Qatar most attractive job market in Mena region

Civil engineers and junior executives are in high demand in Qatar, and some 62 percent of employers are expected to hire up to 10 employees over the next three months, according to the latest Bayt.com and YouGov survey. 


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