01 February 2021
Effective Joint Committees can make a major contribution to the improvement of labour-management relations. This page provides clear guidance on the roles and responsibilities of joint committee representatives in Qatar.
29 November 2020
In 2019, Qatar introduced Joint Committees to promote employee participation and voice at the enterprise level. Joint Committees bring together an equal number of management and elected worker representatives to discuss a range of work related issues and to contribute to the prevention and peaceful resolution of workplace conflicts.
30 October 2020
In collaboration with the Embassy of the Netherlands in Qatar, the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands and the ILO, a training programme on the exercise of employee participation rights was piloted with four companies in Qatar.
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.
16 September 2020
Staff of Qatar’s Landmark Group went to the polls recently in the retail giant’s ever Joint Committee elections
24 June 2020
Intensive capacity building benefits worker and management Committee representatives alike
21 April 2020
This short flyer developed by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs of Qatar with the support of the ILO provides a simple explanation of what Joint Committees are and how they can benefit workers and enterprises alike. Available in 11 languages, the flyer can be printed and shared with workers in your company.
01 May 2019
Worker voice to be boosted through elections to Joint Committees
The ILO is working with Qatar on promoting workers’ voice, strengthening national dispute settlement mechanisms, as well as on promoting social dialogue at both the enterprise level and at the national level.