19 March 2021
Qatar’s new non-discriminatory minimum wage comes into force – adding to the series of major labour reforms underway.
18 December 2020
As Qatar National Day and International Migrants Day fall on the same date, it is important to highlight the positive changes the labour reforms will have on the migrant population, their families and the economy of Qatar, says Houtan Homayounpour, Head of the ILO Project Office in Qatar.
24 November 2020
If you are employed by a household in Qatar as a cleaner, driver, cook, guard, or nanny, watch this animation to understand your rights and responsibilities under the Qatari labour law.
11 November 2020
Everyone who works in Qatar must have an employment contract, which states the rights and duties of both workers and employers. Whether you are still in your home country and you received an offer to move to Qatar, or if you are already in the country and planning on changing jobs, this short video gives you some tips on how to ensure you understand your employment contact and your rights are respected.
Messages from key partners
How the new Guidance Tool can support the hospitality sector in Qatar to promote labour rights and fair recruitment
23 September 2020
A Guidance tool has been developed as a resource to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in Qatar’s hospitality sector. Watch messages of H.E. Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman Fakhroo, Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs; H.E. Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Thani, Chairman of Qatar Chamber for Commerce and Industry; H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy; Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC; and Roberto Suarez, Secretary General of IOE.
22 September 2020
Minister of Interior Decree No. (51) amends some provisions of the Executive Regulations of Law No. 21 of 2015 Regulating the Entry, Exit and Residence of Expatriates, Issued by Minister of Interior Decree No. 25 of 2019.
18 September 2020
This Guidance Tool has been developed by as a resource to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in the hospitality sector in Qatar. It aims to support hotel companies in Qatar to respond to labour rights challenges by implementing appropriate policies and exercising thorough and ongoing human and labour rights due diligence.
17 September 2020
A new Guidance Tool will help strengthen fair recruitment and employment standards in the Qatar hospitality industry.
17 September 2020
This Guidance Tool has been developed as a resource to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in the hospitality sector in Qatar. It aims to support hotel companies in Qatar to respond to labour rights challenges by implementing appropriate policies and exercising thorough and ongoing human and labour rights due diligence.
08 September 2020
Law No. 18 of 2020 amending certain provisions of Labour Law No. 14 of 2004