Yousuf Fakhroo: New legislations underway to approve a draft law on minimum wage

Minister of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs, HE Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman Fakhroo, has said that the State Cabinet approved a draft law on minimum wages, another draft law make rules to ease transfer of workforce to another employer during contract period to ensure the rights of both parties and a third draft law to end exit permit for those who are not subject to the provisions of Qatar’s Labor Law and domestic workers. These laws will come into effect immediately after completion of the legislation process.

HE the Minister said that Qatar recognizes the role of the International Labor Organization (ILO) in establishing social justice, pointing out that Qatar is keen on launching a batch of policies and amendments aimed at ensuring a suitable work environment that helps establish and promote balanced work relations based on the employment contract, mutual consent and transparency.

Source: Government of Qatar