New labour law to raise number of days for processing RP from 7 to 30

New labour law to raise number of days for processing RP from 7 to 30

By QLNews

With the new labour law all set to come into force next month, people are expecting a lot of changes to happen to the way they work in the country.

Under new rules, newly-arrived expatriates will be given a 30-day period to process their residence permit in the country, reported the Gulf Times. Earlier, the period had been just seven days.

This was disclosed by Search and Follow up Department Director Brigadier Abdulla Jabir Al Libdah.

The new law will make it possible for an expatriate worker to transfer to another employer before the end of his/her work contract, subject to approval from the original employer, the departments concerned and the Ministry of Administrative Development and Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA).

Besides, expatriate workers may transfer to other employers as soon as the contract period expires or after completing five years in case of open-ended contracts, upon obtaining the approval of MADLSA.

In case of a dispute between the expatriate worker and employer or recruiter, it is possible to grant the worker temporary transfer to another employer with the approval of MADLSA. For expatriate workers who are not covered by the law, the transfer can be granted when it is proven that the employer has abused his rights. 

By bernzkilot• 5 years 8 months ago.
bernzkilot

can anyone help me? my working visa will expire on january 16,2017 and i'm under medical. rumailah hospital gave me a note that i need to comeback by january 9,2016 for the result of my medical. im a bit worried because at that time i still need to go for the biometrics and then rp processing will take long to process. which means by that time that i will get my qatari id my working visa will be expired. what should i do? can anyone help me?

By johnnylawyer• 5 years 8 months ago.
johnnylawyer

Any new law ,that gives all previous year gratuity before signing new contract?

We're in company since 8years. But if new law effect this will be yearly basis then what about your previous gratuity?

By perdian• 5 years 8 months ago.
perdian

this is a good move.

By muad-db• 5 years 8 months ago.
muad-db

This is good news for everyone

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