The Ministry of Labour announced in a tweet on June 15 2022, the maximum working hours for a domestic worker.
The Maximum working hours per day for A domestic worker is 8 hours added 2 hours paid overtime #molqtr @ILOQatar pic.twitter.com/XI5lz71ZYN— وزارة العمل (@MOLQTR) June 15, 2022
They defined the working hours as a maximum of 8 hours, with an additional 2 hours of paid overtime.
This is also defined in section 12 of the Qatar Law No. 15 of 22 August 2017 which relates to domestic workers.
The ministry further announced that domestic workers are entitled to a day of paid rest per week and they are also allowed to leave the house.
Domestic workers are entitled to one day of paid rest per week . They are also entitled to leave the house.— وزارة العمل (@MOLQTR) June 15, 2022
A well-rested and happy worker is a more productive worker! #molqtr @ILOQatar pic.twitter.com/BgeqXaxCZ6
Source & Cover Image Credit: Ministry of Labour
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