Qatar ministry launches platform to file labour complaints and violations

Doha: The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs launched today the first phase of the ‘Unified Platform for Complaints & Whistleblowers’, which allows employees and workers in the private sector, as well as domestic workers, to file complaints.

The unified platform also allows citizens and residents to file whistleblower complaints on general violations of the labour law. The platform can be accessed here

“It is an electronic platform through which citizens, expatriates and establishments can file a complaint against entities subject to the provisions of Qatar Labour Law No. 14 of 2004 and the Domestic Workers Law promulgated by Law No. 15 of 2017 or the entities that the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs regulates their business,” Ministry said on the website.

In the first version of the platform, the user will be able to apply for: - Firm labour complaint (Qatari / non-Qatari) against establishments - Domestic workers complaint against employers - File a report of a violation.

The user can report any explicit violation of the Labour Law, such as: gathering of workers, inappropriate accommodation for workers, explicit violations at the work site, etc. The complaint can be filed without revealing the identity of the reporter / user.

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