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Labor minister ’90 percent sure’ Qatar will see kafala reform in 2015

"I hope it will be prior to the year end. We discussed it, our stakeholders have looked at it... Now it is on track. I am 90 percent hopeful or believe that it will be (brought in before the year end)," Dr. Abdullah bin Saleh Al Khulaifi said.

Qatar Emir approves law mandating electronic wage payments for workers

Under the new provisions, companies will be required to pay their employees through direct bank transfers, making it easier for expats and the government to scrutinize and document any late or non-existing payments.

Firms in Qatar who fail to pay workers on time could face suspensions

The law, if passed, would give the country's Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MOLSA) the ability to penalize errant companies by refusing to work with them until payment matters were resolved.
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