Qatar labour Law Maternity leave Women employment- Here we are discussing Qatar labour law for maternity leave and women employment regulation like wages for women, working environment for women, nursing interval and termination of women employment contract conditions.
Article 93 Qatar labour Law Maternity leave Women employment- Wages or salary for women
A working woman shall be paid a wage equivalent to the wage payable to a man if she performs the same work and shall be availed of the same opportunities of training and promotion.
Article 94 Qatar labour Law Maternity leave Women employment- working environment
Women shall not be employed in dangerous arduous works, works detrimental to their health, morals or other works to be specified by a Decision of the Minister.
Article 95 Qatar labour Law Maternity leave Women employment- permission from minisry
Women shall not be employed otherwise than in the times to be specified by a Decision of the Minister.
Article 96 Qatar labour Law Maternity leave Women employment- maternity leave
A female worker who has been employed by an employer for a complete year shall be entitled to maternity leave with full pay for a period of fifty days. Such maternity leave shall include the period before and after the delivery provided that the period following the delivery shall not be less than thirty-five days.
Maternity leave shall be granted subject to a medical certificate issued by a licensed physician stating the probable date of delivery. If the remaining period of the leave after delivery is less than thirty days the female worker may be granted a complementary leave from her annual leave. Otherwise, the complementary period shall be deemed to be a leave without pay.
If the medical condition of the female worker prevents her from resuming her work after the expiry of her maternity leave referred to in the preceding paragraphs the female worker shall be deemed to be on leave without pay provided that the period of her absence from works shall not exceed sixty consecutive or interrupted days and provided that a medical certificate of her medical condition shall be produced from a licensed physician.
The obtaining by the female worker of the delivery leave shall not prejudice her entitlement to her other leave.
Article 97 Qatar labour Law Maternity leave Women employment- nursing interval
The nursing female worker shall be entitled in addition to her entitlement to the rest interval provided for in Article 73 of this law during the year following the year of delivery to a nursing interval which shall not be less than one hour per day. The fixing of the nursing times shall be made by the female worker.
The nursing interval shall be calculated as part of the working hours and shall not result in a deduction of wage.
Article 98 Qatar Labour Law Women employment termination regulation
The employer may not terminate the service contract of a female worker due to her marriage or obtaining the leave provided for in Article 96 of this Law.
The employer may not notify of the termination of her service contract during this leave and may not send her a notification which expires during the said leave.
Originally posted 2016-10-12 08:04:43.