Resources on Qatar

  1. Working in Qatar: Let's beat heat stress together!

    01 June 2022

    Heat stress can be dangerous! By following these simple steps, workers in Qatar can protect themselves and stay healthy during the hot summer months.

  2. How can employers set up a mitigation plan to protect workers from heat stress in Qatar?

    01 June 2022

    Heat stress is a real danger to your workforce. By developing a heat stress mitigation plan companies in Qatar can protect their employees and maintain productivity.

  3. Qatar’s labour reforms in numbers

    14 May 2022

    In recent years, the Government of Qatar has introduced major labour reforms, marking a new era for labour relations. This short video animation presents the achievements and some of the remaining priorities in terms of the implementation of Qatar’s labour reforms.

  4. What is the procedure to change jobs in Qatar?

    12 May 2022

    All workers in Qatar are able to change employers without having to first obtain a No Objection Certificate (NOC). This flowchart explains the steps to follow when changing jobs.

  5. Changing jobs in Qatar - Key information for workers

    12 May 2022

    All workers in Qatar can change jobs without having to obtain a No Objection Certificate (NOC) anytime during their contract period. These FAQs provide helpful information for workers regarding the procedures to change employers.

  6. Labour mobility in Qatar - Key information for employers

    12 May 2022

    All workers in Qatar can change jobs without having to obtain a No Objection Certificate (NOC) anytime during their contract period. This document provides helpful information for employers on the new changes.

  7. Worker-management Joint Committees in Qatar celebrate International Workers’ Day

    01 May 2022

    Workers’ and management representatives in Qatar celebrated Labour Day by sharing the positive experience and impact of Joint Committees in their enterprise, and their commitment to social dialogue and workplace cooperation.

  8. Why workers must be central to safety and health efforts in Qatar

    27 April 2022

    As we celebrate World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022, Afroz Dawar, OSH professional and workers representative, reflects on the importance of social dialogue for the promotion of safety at work in Qatar.

  9. Keep your guard up: Working safely at heights in Qatar

    24 April 2022

    Falls from height is the top cause of occupational injuries in Qatar. This animation presents simple measures that can save your life. Never drop your guard and together we can all work in safety!

  10. Overview of Qatar’s labour reforms

    07 April 2022

    Since 2018, the ILO has been supporting the Government of Qatar in adopting a comprehensive and ambitious package of labour reforms. The measures taken have already improved the working and living conditions for hundreds of thousands of workers, and additional efforts are needed to ensure that all workers can benefit. Below is a summary of the progress made to date.