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Dr. Muna Almarzouqi Law Firm > Legal Articles (Page 3)

Liability for writing or posting about poor customer service experience from a service provider

(Zaid) has purchased a spare part from (M) Company, which specializes in importing spares parts from (Moon) zone; but unfortunately, that part was not in conformity with the required standard specifications; thus, it became unusable after seven days from its date of purchase from (M) Company. Zaid has contacted the officers in the company; however, he did not find the sufficient care and interest, then he posted on the social media about lack of attention he received, and the bad attitude from customer service team. Is writing about (M) Company on social media deemed a deed violating the law? The criticism...

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the Dismissal for the Employee Due to Breaching Criminal Law

Is dismissal of the employment contract of a domestic worker who has been found drunk by the police, Arbitrary dismissal? Is it permissible for the police to deport him without opening a report and without trial procedures? The employer may dismiss the employee without warning and without granting an end-of-service bonus in cases listed in the article (61)  Of the Labor Act No. 14 of 2004, an amendment - 2015-2020 - includes, inter alia, that if an employee is found during working hours drunk between or under the influence of a drug, the determination of why the worker should be dismissed...

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Overview of the Minimum Wage Act No. 17 of 2020

His highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, promulgated, on 8th of Oct 2020 Act No. 17 of 2020. Determining the Minimum Wage for Workers and Domestic Workers. In a legislative precedent that has not been entrusted in the Middle East as in recent history. The new provisions provide link between workers and their employers; the state of Qatar believes in the need to protect and promote the principle of human rights by protecting the weaker party in the contractual relationship. Particularly the simple majority of workers and domestic workers, in keeping with human and...

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