This law introduces the ability of expatriates to apply for permanent residency in Qatar.
New law, pertaining to an employer’s ability to prevent a foreign national employee from exiting the country, removes the requirement for employees to obtain a no objection certificate (NOC) from their employer in order to exit the country
Cabinet Resolution No. 6 of 2018 was brought into effect to enhance and implement a regulatory framework within which labour disputes will be heard
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
Understanding the distinction between contractors and employees and the re-characterisation of a contractor into an employee
L&E Global’s 2017 Global Handbook | Employees vs Independent Contractors
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.
An International Guide to Employment Law Across 26 Jurisdictions offers analysis on a host of employment law matters, ranging from hiring foreign nationals and business transfers to wages, annual leave and working time.