Recently, there have been several attempts by Qatar to make its laws more labour-friendly. A labour law came into effect recently and it has made things a little easier for workers. In its latest bid to protect workers’ rights, the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has asked employers not to terminate […]

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Job change now more easier in Qatar (2017 New amendment)

  • internetQatar
  • January 14, 2017
  • 3 min read

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has amended some of the conditions for changing jobs by expatriates in Qatar, making the process simpler and widening the scope of potential beneficiaries. Previously listed terms like same nationality, gender and profession are no more seen on the Ministry’s website link where an expatriate […]

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Job change in Qatar: Companies need to have ‘exact visa’

  • internetQatar
  • December 27, 2016
  • 3 min read

According to Law No. 21 of 2015 on the Entry, Exit and Residency of Foreign Nationals that came into force on December 13, 2016, migrant workers who have completed the stipulated tenure with their current employers are eligible for change of jobs. Expatriates seeking to change jobs in Qatar can be recruited by only those […]

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'Contract of expat workers above 60 not to be renewed'

  • internetQatar
  • December 26, 2016
  • 2 min read

The decision of the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) to stop the renewal of the employment contract of expatriate workers aged 60 and above will be implemented soon, local Arabic daily Al Watan has reported. According to a report published by the daily on Saturday, the decision stipulates the exit of […]

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Qatar: New Labour Law to ease Sponsorship Change from next month

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  • November 22, 2016
  • 3 min read

Newly arrived expatriates in Qatar will have a period of 30 days to start the process of regularising their residency in the country, according to Law No 21 for 2015 on the entry, exit, and residency of expatriates, which will come into force next month. The period was set at seven days under Law No […]

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