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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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