labor law

Qatar Enacts Law to Protect Foreign Domestic Workers

DOHA, Aug 24 – Qatar’s ruler has introduced a law giving broad protection to tens of thousands of foreigners working as maids, cooks, cleaners and nannies, addressing some concerns long highlighted by human rights groups. The new rules on foreign domestic staff mandate a maximum of 10 hours per working day with breaks for prayer,

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Qatar Defends New Labor Law as Accused of Abusing Migrant Workers

By Ed Upright LONDON, Dec 13 – Qatar defended its labour law reforms on Monday after coming under attack from a human rights group that said the changes won’t end the abuse and exploitation faced by migrant workers in the country – and may even make it worse. The Qatari government said a new law

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