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Qatar passes law to protect employment rights of domestic workers

Domestic employment law will limit working day to a maximum of 10 hours and ensure monthly payment of wages Qatar has approved a law limiting domestic staff to a maximum of 10 hours’ work a day, the first such protection for thousands of household maids, nannies and cooks in the emirate. The domestic employment law also orders employers to pay staff wages at the end of each month and entitles workers to at least one day off a week and annual leave of three weeks, the Qatar News Agency reported.
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