On 16 August 2017, Law No. 13 of 2017 was issued amending certain provisions of the Labour Law, Law No. 14 of 2004 and the Civil and Commercial Procedure Code, Law No. 13 of 1990. The New Law seeks to amend the course of resolving employment related disputes and introduce the newly established Labour Disputes Settlement Committee
The Qatar Ministry of Interior and Tourism Authority announced a new visa exemption scheme.
The new law provides labour rights for domestic workers
Employment Law Across 27 Jurisdictions 2016, an L&E Global and Clyde & Co joint publication, provides a brief outline of the employment law regime across 27 key jurisdictions throughout the globe.