18 August 2019
On 4 August 2019, guest workers in the Al Shahaniya area conducted a peaceful strike in response to the non-payment of salaries by their employers in May, June and July 2019. An investigation was...
16 January 2019
Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has announced the relocation of the Wage Protection System (WPS) center from Sheikh Abdulla Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud Islamic Cultural Center (Fanar) to the newly opened Industrial...
30 August 2016
Ooredoo today announced its Mobile Money Payroll Service has introduced a new feature for requesting an Ooredoo Mobile Money card PIN. With over 5,000 new employees enrolling for Ooredoo Mobile Money...
02 February 2016
The changing face of Qatar's tax regime and the impact of planned reforms on investors are amongst the topics set for analysis in a forthcoming report on the country by the global publishing firm...
16 January 2016
More than 60 percent of workers in the country have been covered under the Wage Protection System (WPS) and the Labour Inspection Department has conducted workshops on the WPS in which more than 320...
03 January 2016
Year 2015 was vibrant for Qatar with a multitude of major diplomatic, political, economic and cultural events, activities and achievements. Major amendments to labour and residency laws and new...
13 December 2015
QPAY, a Qatari company offering Made-In-Qatar electronic payment solutions for banks and MasterCard, have partnered to introduce Qatar’s first Wage Protection System (WPS) salary card platform which...
30 November 2015
Doha Bank recently launched a series of digital workshops on WPS (Wage Protection System) for its corporate customers with the aim of helping them meeting the new requirements under WPS. The Wage...
10 November 2015
Ooredoo has today announced its Mobile Money Payroll service has seen a huge uptake in the past few months, with thousands of employers now switching to the smart payment method. The service, which...
18 August 2015
Qatar has postponed the launch of the mandatory online wage payment system for low-income private sector workers to November 2, said The Peninsula. Called the Wage Protection System (WPS), it was...
16 January 2015
The Employer must transfer workers’ wages to their accounts at financial institutions in the State, and the annual or monthly wages of recruited workers are to be paid at least once a month, and the...
17 July 2014
As part of the government’s ongoing efforts to improve the lot of migrant workers in the country, the cabinet yesterday gave the green signal for the establishment of a special unit that would ensure...

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