Raids to enforce 6-hour work rule

strawberry_shisha
By strawberry_shisha

 

Doha: The Ministry of Labour says it will conduct surprise raids on private companies to check for compliance of the 6-hour working rule during Ramadan.

As per the labour law, all private companies are required to abide by the six-hour working norms for their employees  during Ramadan irrespective of their being Muslims or non-Muslims.

Some companies have asked their employees to work in one shift consisting of six hours while others, especially hospitals and clinics, have opted for two shifts, mornings and evenings. The evening shift will begin after Iftar, an Arabic daily reported yesterday.

The Peninsula

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By dota• 11 years 3 weeks ago.
Rating: 5/5
dota

ok start now.... We need action, Not Words!

By Vegas• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
Vegas

complain

By Lucky Luciano• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
Lucky Luciano

Vegas - You are paid in US $. so you are happy :)

By Vegas• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
Vegas

After my 12 hours shift...

By Hu Wan• 11 years 1 month ago.
Hu Wan

just for show that they're doing something. In reality? As B2D says, how can we invite them to our company?

By Pappu_Pager• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
Pappu_Pager

ths kind of news is dere in the newspaper every year during Ramadan so just ignore it and if u cant blv just keep a copy of this article and check it out next year in Ramadan if u r alive and here in Qatar by the grace of Almity Allah..... lols

By strawberry_shisha• 11 years 1 month ago.
strawberry_shisha

twas in peninsula..hope they have they have time to read it..

By Pappu_Pager• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
Pappu_Pager

u r exactly rite and den u will have to carry ur post 2 sum other location... lols

By strawberry_shisha• 11 years 1 month ago.
strawberry_shisha

pappu, you're right there buddy..we might receive a note from mods that we're hijacking the thread..lol

By Pappu_Pager• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
Pappu_Pager

now if we cont.. talkn on this den we will be totally out 4m the main topic... so do u wnt that :-0)

By strawberry_shisha• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 2/5
strawberry_shisha

okay..i stand corrected...sorry..but yeah the products are mostly indians and sometimes the prices is not reasonable..

By Pappu_Pager• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
Pappu_Pager

it is not offensive, lucky is rite partially

By Lucky Luciano• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
Lucky Luciano

It is nothing to do with the nationality. It is to do with the quality of Indians products

By anonymous• 11 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

Why? It's true!

By strawberry_shisha• 11 years 1 month ago.
strawberry_shisha

oh that's offensive for the indians..

By Lucky Luciano• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
Lucky Luciano

Lulu is great for all Indian Junk :)

By strawberry_shisha• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 2/5
strawberry_shisha

us 08-2pm--after that i am a free bird but can't go anywhere because malls are close, except lulu

By Rizks• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rizks

my work hrs is from 06:30 am till 11:30am - after tat i am a free bird ! :)

By _noms_• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
_noms_

Kareena: I bet mine is the Best!! only 4 hours & its a Govt. Organization!  ;)

By bubblymom• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
bubblymom

i want to work in your company. :) We work regular hours, plus additional hours if we need to go to site offices. :(

By strawberry_shisha• 11 years 1 month ago.
strawberry_shisha

is it a mandatory or discretion of the company?alhamdullila that our company is following a 6-hour working hours..

By Kareena74• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
Kareena74

In Ramadan we work only five hours.. Some locations like Mesaieed from 7 to 12 while others in Doha from 8.30 to 1.30.. Muslims and Non Muslims alike.

By nomerci• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
nomerci

I wish my husband would get to work less than 8 to 10 hours a day. Any day.

By alfredmpunzalan• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
alfredmpunzalan

in my company they even released a memo saying that we should work regular hours even if its Ramadan... and they also released a memo that the company will no longer pay overtime even if some of my co-workers work at 3am up to 8pm or even longer... is there any hotline where we can ask information about this matter... all i read are news and not an actually disciplinary action to the companies that does not follow this law...

By Lucky Luciano• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
Lucky Luciano

Do you work 6 hours a day in youe home country. don't complain. just work and earn your living.

By anonymous• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
anonymous

Yah,I'm working 6 hours a day but the time sucks.. 9-1 during the day 9-11 at night.

By sherwinaval• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
sherwinaval

is there a number we can call to place a complain or at least suggest a company whom they should raid?This isn't about being lazy, it's just about being fair. I am lucky enough to be in a company that follow the rules. But laws should be enforced, those who doesn't abide by it should be punished.I've got some friends who are forced to work more than what is required by the law and they don't get overtime pay, complain and get fired. That's just plain slavery.

By anonymous• 11 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

Expect amazing!

By wirehead• 11 years 1 month ago.
wirehead

yikes, dp

By wirehead• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
wirehead

just because we are lucky enough to have a job to survive doesn't mean that we don't deserve to have equal rights as human beings. or that we can't complain if something wrong is being done. just because it's the hand that feeds you doesn't mean you can take abuse from it.i do understand that we have to be considerate of our colleagues who are fasting, but should that include having to stay later than the non-ramadan hours to do the leftover work and/or redo work to correct the mistakes of the people who left early? oops, let out a lot of steam from where i'm sitting ;P

By Lucky Luciano• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 4/5
Lucky Luciano

You are here to work irrespective of Ramadan or not. so work hard hard and earn your living without complaining. at least you should be happy that you have a job to survive. so don't complain. get back to work you lazies.

By dext• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
dext

yup baldrick2dogs it is 2x6 hour shift or 12 hours per day 6 days a week, normally it is 6am to 6pm, but they need to let us out earlier somehow coz of ramadan, so they adjusted the whole timing 1 hour earlier...perfectly well thought out! hahaha...that is management!

By anonymous• 11 years 1 month ago.
anonymous

can they check the government itself? as some need to work full hours for non muslim

By baldrick2dogs• 11 years 1 month ago.
baldrick2dogs

Dext, that *could* be 2x6 hour shifts

By dext• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
dext

why dont they try the new intercon tower near city center...working hours is 5am to 5pm...it is obviously posted at the main entrance of the project.

By djustified• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
djustified

I want to invite them too..Damn!. Im workin from 10am to 12pm midnight.. with a 4hour break..

By timebandit• 11 years 1 month ago.
timebandit

What are the working hours of those who check the working hours?

By kutch• 11 years 1 month ago.
kutch

blah blah blah blah  Start with my Company our office number is 44718708

By baldrick2dogs• 11 years 1 month ago.
baldrick2dogs

How do we 'invite' them to our company?

By FlyingAce• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
FlyingAce

Will they Raid the Airport because, Rules Implies for Everyone Isn't it... 

By sTrangR• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
sTrangR

officers at ministry of labor will leave works after 12 and sleep untill 6.30 , they will not work more than that . In alkhor industrial areas non-muslims are working normal work hours + over time , muslims will have to work 7 hours , ie two hours less than normal work hours , ruBBish

By jostly18• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
jostly18

enforce now! go to our company, we have 7 hours a day during this ramadan. and the timing is ridiculous!  (10:00-2:00 & 8:30-11) To think that we are in the office. grrr!!!!

By Xena• 11 years 1 month ago.
Rating: 5/5
Xena

enforced... its the same thing every year.

In my old company, we worked normal hours - up to 14 hours. Muslims would get 1 hour off to break fast.

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