Banning Mobile Phones in Work Places in Qatar

Banning Mobile Phones in Work Places in Qatar

sTrangR
By sTrangR

Hi ,

I would like to know Is it allowed in Qatar Labour rule to ban usage of Personal mobile phones during work hours ? . Incase if some firms want to ban mobile phones can we contact NHRC / Labour Departments ?

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By sTrangR• 7 years 11 months ago.
sTrangR

It is not like using any Jammers , but prohibiting bringing personal phones to office

By blueboy007• 7 years 11 months ago.
blueboy007

There is nothing as such in Qatar Labor Law for banning Cell Phones in workplace. But Company's internal policy can ban its "excessive" use during working hours, provided that you give solid reasons for the ban.Its very difficult to monitor the use of cell phones, hence nowadays smart phones are available which itself has all functions which can give worker options to play around and kill time during working hours. You should not ban fully the cell phone, but in fact should circulate a policy banning the use of skype, watsapp, viber, fb, internet surfing, excessive calls etc etc on smart phones during working hours. If you catch anyone violating the policy , take strict action so others can learn from it, it will make lil difference. (During lunch hour, let them do whatever they want to do but not within working hours). One more idea, install cell phone signal jammers in office vicinity, it will automatically help you ;)

By muhammad yasir siddiqui• 7 years 11 months ago.
muhammad yasir siddiqui

I don't think so...

childish act by the company this is not school or a college...

By Humbles• 7 years 11 months ago.
Humbles

Use company landline phones for important calls & save your money.

By happygolucky• 7 years 11 months ago.
happygolucky

Any particular reason given by the company for doing so? BTW I dont think Labor Law would mention about it. It should be more of a company policy just like Internet policy for personal use at work. And also dont think NHRC/ Labor deptts can play any role in it. Anyways, someone in the tarde would be better placed to say for sure.

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