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Qatar: Law No. 13 of 2017 Amending Some Provisions of Labor Law Promulgated by Law No. 14 of 2004 and Law No. 13 of 1990 Promulgating Code of Civil and Commercial Procedure

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

Mexico: The Minimum General Daily Wage increases to Mx $88.36 pesos

The National Commission for Minimum Wages (CONASAMI) used the Independent Recovery Amount (MIR) and increased the general minimum daily wage (Mx $80.04 pesos) in Mx $5.00 pesos. Over the new amount (Mx $85.04 pesos) the 3.9% increase was anticipated, with what starting on December 1, 2017 the general minimum daily wage will be Mx $88.36 pesos. On the other hand, the professional minimum wages in force since December 1, 2017 were also increased in 3.9 %.