Doha: Children of expatriates in Qatar would soon be able to work in the private sector without changing their family sponsorship, according to a new proposal announced by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA). This law is formed to utilize the work capacities of the Children […]

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Qatar Visa Centers abroad to cover domestic workers soon

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  • June 14, 2019
  • 2 min read

Doha: The newly-recruited domestic workers, including housemaids and drivers, will soon be able to avail the services offered by Qatar Visa Centers (QVC) opened by the Ministry of Interior at major workforce exporting countries, said a senior official. “We will soon add newly recruited domestic helps and employees of the public sector in the list […]

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Leading public institutions have pledged their support for national efforts to ensure the fair recruitment of migrant workers in Qatar as part of the innovative initiative launched by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs, to ensure fair recruitment by public sector clients through public procurement procedures. The pledges marked a commitment of […]

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Doha: Vice Chair of the International Labor Organization (ILO) Mthunzi Mdwaba praised the achievements, measures, initiatives and reforms undertaken by Qatar in favor of the workers, adding that the organization congratulated Qatar and was grateful to Doha for supporting mechanisms that promote workers’ rights at all levels. In the celebration of International Workers’ Day organized […]

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

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  • December 26, 2016
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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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Call to reduce Qatar job recruitment agencies charges

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  • November 14, 2016
  • 3 min read

Doha: Amid complaints about the increasing cost of hiring domestic helps, the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs has urged employers to be aware of their rights and the recruitment procedures. Fares Al Kaabi, Head of the Department of Manpower Agencies at the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs said that […]

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