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Qatar raises minimum wage, lifts curbs on changing jobs

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 31, 2020
Qatar announced changes to its labour laws on Sunday, raising the minimum wage by 25 percent to 1,000 riyals ($275) a month and scrapping a requirement for workers to get permission from their employers to change jobs.
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Qatar announced changes to its labour laws on Sunday, raising the minimum wage by 25 percent to 1,000 riyals ($275) a month and scrapping a requirement for workers to get permission from their employers to change jobs.

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Companies who do not pay wages or provide adequate accommodation will face harsher penalties under the new reforms, the labour ministry said.


 

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