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Rule on limited outdoor working hours comes into effect

بدء سريان قرار تحديد ساعات العمل تحت أشعة الشمس

Gulf Times – Doha:

The rule limiting outdoor working hours during the summer came into effect Monday, with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) stressing that legal steps will be taken in case of violations.

From now until August 31, outdoor work is prohibited between 11.30am and 3pm. Also, work should not exceed five hours in the morning.

This comes in implementation of Ministerial Resolution No 16 of 2007, specifying working hours in open places during the summer. It will remain in place until August 31.

In a notification on social media Monday, the MADLSA said it “requests the owners of institutions and companies that are subject to provisions of the Labour Law promulgated by Law No 14 of 2004 to comply with Ministerial Resolution No 16 of 2007”, specifying working hours in exposed/outdoor workplaces during the summer period.

The ministry’s labour inspectors will conduct field visits to the companies’ sites to ensure that they comply with the provisions of the Resolution. They will report a violation against any company that makes its workers carry out their work during the prohibition period, the notification states.

The MADLSA had been implementing awareness campaigns in this regard.

Source: gulf-times

الدوحة – العرب:

أعلنت وزارة التنمية الإدارية والعمل والشؤون الاجتماعية أن حظر العمل تحت أشعة الشمس المباشرة بدأ رسمياً، أمس الاثنين الموافق 15 يونيو، ويستمر حتى نهاية أغسطس المقبل، وذلك تطبيقاً للقرار الوزاري.

وذكرت الوزارة، عبر صفحتها الرسمية على موقع التواصل الاجتماعي «تويتر»: «السادة/ أصحاب العمل،.. تطبيقاً للقرار الوزاري رقم (16) لسنة 2007 تبدأ الوزارة اليوم وحتى 31 أغسطس المقبل تنفيذ قرار حظر العمل تحت أشعة الشمس المباشرة خلال التوقيت المحدد: 11:30 صباحاً – 3:00 عصراً، وفي حال المخالفة سيتم اتخاذ الإجراءات القانونية المقررة بهذا الشأن».

المصدر: alarab

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