2 weeks Qatar sets labor reforms to woo more foreign workers Manilatimes
Qatar is setting new labor standards to attract more foreign workers. Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman Fakhroo, Qatar’s minister of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs, announced the adoption of Law 17 of 2020 that sets the minimum wage of all workers.
Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman Fakhroo Under the new law, all workers, including domestic helpers, will receive a total compensation package of 1,800 Qatari rial (approximately P24,000). It sets the monthly basic wage at QAR 1,000, QAR 500 per month for accommodation and QAR 300 per month for food expenses unless the employer already provides adequate food or accommodation for the employee. The Qatari government ... more