Article 41 - Pay During Maternity Leave

(1) An Employee on maternity leave must receive full pay for the first 7 weeks and then half pay for the remaining 7 weeks.
(2) The Employer contribution to the pension fund, on behalf of Qatari Employee, must be made on a full-pay basis for the entire period of 14 weeks of maternity leave. Employers are responsible for making up the difference in pension contributions due by the Employee during the latter 7 weeks of maternity leave.
(3) An Employee may not waive her right to maternity leave nor receive compensation in lieu of maternity leave and any agreement to the contrary is void.
Amended (as from 18th July 2019)