80 percent of the private-sector employees to start working remotely from April 2

80 percent of the private-sector employees to start working remotely from April 2

By QLNews

HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani presided over the meeting that the Council held this afternoon through video communication technology.

After the meeting, HE Dr. Issa bin Saad Al-Jafali Al-Nuaimi, Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for the Council of Ministers Affairs made several decisions to combat COVID-19.

At the beginning of the meeting, the Council listened to the explanation made by His Excellency the Minister of Public Health on the latest developments and developments to reduce the spread of the CCOVID-19, and the Council affirmed the continuation of the work taken with precautionary measures and measures taken in order to fight this epidemic and to complete the decisions and procedures previously taken, the Council decided the following:

Extending the decision to work remotely for government employees

Extending the decision of the Council of Ministers issued at its regular meeting (12) for the year 2020, held on March 18, 2020, according to which it was decided, among other things, to reduce the number of employees present at the workplace in government agencies.

Reducing the number of workers in the workplace in the private sector to 20%

Reducing the number of workers in the workplace in the private sector to 20% of the total number of workers in each authority, and 80% of the rest of the workers start their work remotely from their homes, and the Ministry of Trade and Industry, in coordination with the concerned authorities, determines the necessary activities exempted from this decision.

The working hours for employees and workers

The working hours for employees and workers at their workplace in the government and private sectors will be six hours a day, starting from 7:00 am until 1:00 pm.

The stores of foodstuffs, pharmacies, and restaurants that submit external orders are exempted from this decision. The Ministry of Trade and Industry, in coordination with the concerned authorities, shall determine the other necessary activities exempted from this decision.

Meetings held for employees and workers

All meetings held for employees and workers in the government and private sectors located at their place of work (by distance) shall be made using modern technical means, and in the event that this is not possible, and in cases of necessity, the meeting shall be held with not more than five persons, taking into account the preventive measures determined by the Ministry of Public Health.

Home services

Stopping the temporary home services system provided by cleaning and hospitality companies.

Transportation of workers

Reducing the number of workers who are transported by buses to half the capacity of the bus, considering the precautionary measures.

Inspection of food outlets

The Ministry of Trade and Industry continues to intensify inspection procedures for food and food outlets to ensure that they comply with health requirements and preventive and precautionary measures.

For any queries, or concerns related to COVID-19 in Qatar, the public can contact a 24/7 hotline set up by the Ministry. The hotline number is 16000 and is toll-free.

Here's everything you need to know about the virus, including ways to protect yourself. 

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Source: QNA
By hobgoblin• 2 years 1 month ago.
hobgoblin

No company in the private sector is going to follow these rules. My company still makes us work 8 and a half hours and did not even reduce the staff working in the office. Unless the government does random inspections, private sector companies will still force their employees to work as usual.

By anmnazir• 2 years 1 month ago.
anmnazir

7 Am to 1 Pm which private’s sector All? Excluding which you mentioned article

By anmnazir• 2 years 1 month ago.
anmnazir

7 Am to 1 Pm which private’s sector All? Excluding which you mentioned article

By anmnazir• 2 years 1 month ago.
anmnazir

7 Am to 1 Pm which private’s sector All? Excluding which you mentioned article

By anmnazir• 2 years 1 month ago.
anmnazir

Please I want to know this is for entire private’s sector ( Excludes the business which you’re mentioned in above article) ,Please publish explanations articles

By anmnazir• 2 years 1 month ago.
anmnazir

Please I want to know this is for entire private’s sector ( Excludes the business which you’re mentioned in above article) ,Please publish explanations articles

By Mohamed Nafris qs• 2 years 1 month ago.
Mohamed Nafris qs

The Mony Plant Private Companies will never follow unless the Government gets involved. And my company's instructed to work from 8 am till 5 Pm, as usual, wich is unfair

By kalinasser• 2 years 1 month ago.
kalinasser

Does the above rule also include the manufacturing factories in Qatar? Because those cannot function without full force of their workers. Thanks.

By Dave Jonns• 2 years 1 month ago.
Dave Jonns

sounds like an April fool prank news, News says all applicable excluding 7 type of workforces which includes 95% of sectors :D cheers!

By prabhatec• 2 years 1 month ago.
prabhatec

Reducing the number of workers in the workplace in the private sector to 20% ?? Who? Which company do even?

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