Qatar: Cables company to improve worker representation through management-employee committee
Given the challenges to worker representation in Qatar, including bans on the right to form and join unions, we aim to highlight cases where companies have nevertheless taken steps to ensure representation of workers in the workplace. This often takes the form of workers committees, as below.
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Author: MENA FN
In collaboration with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (ADLSA) and the International Labour Organisation, Qatar International Cables Company (QICC) held an election of worker representatives to its Joint Committee...
'We strongly support the setup of this Joint Committee which is a great opportunity to establish a new channel of communication between the management and employees...', said Mr. Max-André Delannoy, QICC's CEO...
It is expected to strengthen communication and relationships between employer and employee by keeping all employees abreast with all relevant information they need especially on topics of productivity, training, employment regulations, health and safety.