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Qatar ‘dismantles’ its Kafala system and introduces major new labour reforms


The Ministry Of Administrative Development, Labour, and Social Affairs [MADSLA] has announced major changes in the country’s labour law, allowing migrant workers to change jobs without their employer’s permission and introducing a non-discriminatory minimum wage.

Following several reports of human rights abuses by different rights groups, Qatar’s ministry of labour announced major new changes in the country’s labour market on Sunday, a step described as one of its kind in the MENA region.

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