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New legislation should make it easier for some expats to leave the country or change jobs
Government official denies reports that reforms have been fast-tracked to October
International Labour Organisation says Qatar is making progress in improving conditions for migrant workers
Unite leader Len McCluskey slams conditions seen during unofficial visit to labour camp north of Doha
Qatar hosts 1.6m foreign workers; outnumber the local workforce by nearly 20 to one
New report by International Trade Union Confederation says firms working on World Cup projects will make profits of $15bn
Seven sites could be in operation within two years and will house many labourers working on Qatar 2022 projects
Gov't hits back against Amnesty Int'l report; says it does not 'accurately reflect progress' in Gulf state
Labour Ministry says reports are aiming to "create negative publicity about Qatar abroad"
Indian embassy has reportedly received nearly 4,000 complaints from Indian workers this year
Agencies that had their licence revoked for violating the labour law
Establishment continued to violate regulations despite repeated warnings
Qatar shuts work sites and Bahrain issues legal proceedings against companies flouting ban
Hundreds of private businesses have been barred from recruiting new workers after they were found to be in breach of national employment laws
The countries' labour ministries have enforced work-hour restrictions to reduce impact on construction workers health during summer months in the region
Qatar says committed to replacing controversial kafala sponsorship system but still no specific timetable in place
Majority of new arrivals are set to be employed in Qatar's booming construction sector - report
Reforms will include workers being paid wages via bank transfers; rights groups urge proper enforcement
Human Rights Watch calls on authorities to end sponsorship system, punish abusive employers
Announcements about new legislation to be made early next year
Maps published on Ministry’s website outline where bachelor accommodation is banned - report
Labour Ministry conducted 475 surprise raids at different sites between June 15 to June 30
Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics report says women's role in labour market poses challenge
Ministry of Labour plans to publish list of companies violating employment laws
Gulf state's Ministry of Labour says violations discovered as part of gov't crackdown.
Ministry of Labour is to monitor private companies wage transfers to safeguard employees' wages
Construction workers make most complaints to Labour Ministry - official report.
Ministry of Labour says companies must provide employee details every six months.
Ministry of Labour to introduce online system to detect labour law violations.
Ministry of Labour chief cites increasing rents as one reason for proposed hike.
Ministry of Labour initiative to help staff laid off unfairly by companies.
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