Employment Regulations

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QFC Reg No 10 – QFC Employment Regulations
Enactment Notice
Part 1:
Application, Interpretation and Commencement
Article 1 - Citation
Article 2 - Application
Article 3 - Commencement
Article 4 - Language
Article 5 - Definitions and interpretation
Part 2:
Employment Standards Office
Article 6 - Establishment of the Employment Standards Office
Article 7 - Role and functions of the Employment Standards Office
Part 3:
General
Article 8 - No waiver of minimum standards
Article 9 - Calendar
Article 10 - Minors
Article 11 - Liability of Employer for Employees' conduct
Article 12 - Immigration
Article 13 - Information to be submitted to the State Labour Office
Article 14 - Records
Part 4:
Non-Discrimination
Article 15 - Prohibition on Discrimination
Part 5:
Whistleblowing
Article 16 - Whistleblowing
Part 6:
Employment Terms
Article 17 - Employment contract
Article 17A - Part-Time Employees
Article 17B - Fixed-Term Employees
Article 18 - Probation period
Article 19 - Obligations of Employees
Article 20 - Restrictive covenants
Article 21 - Impossibility of work
Article 22 - Work description
Article 23 - Termination of employment with notice
Article 24 - Termination of employment without notice
Article 25 - End of service
Article 25A - Retirement and pension
Part 7:
Payment of Salary
Article 26 - Payment of salary
Article 27 - No unauthorised deductions
Part 8:
Work Hours and Leave
Article 28 - Maximum weekly working time
Article 29 - Reduced hours during Ramadan
Article 30 - Overtime
Article 31 - Exceptions
Article 32 - Holidays
Article 33 - Annual leave
Article 34 - Dates of leave
Article 35 - Leave during the first year of employment
Article 36 - Compensation in lieu of leave
Article 37 - Haj leave
Article 38 - Sick leave
Part 9:
Employment of Women
Article 39 - Equal pay
Article 40 - Maternity leave
Article 41 - Maternity pay
Article 42 - No termination
Article 42A - Termination after Marriage or Maternity Leave
Part 10:
Health, Safety and Welfare
Article 43 - General duty
Article 44 - Health and safety information
Article 45 - Precautionary measures
Article 46 - Obligations of Employees
Article 47 - Obligations of Employer
Article 48 - Health and disability insurance
Part 11:
Work-Related Injuries and Compensation
Article 49 - Work-related injuries
Article 50 - Treatment of work related injuries
Article 51 - Compensation for work related injuries
Article 52 - Exceptions
Article 53 - Resolution of disputes
Article 54 - Limitation period
Part 12:
Investigations and Proceedings
Article 55 - Referral to the Employment Standards Office
Article 56 - Investigations
Article 57 - Determinations and orders by the Employment Standards Office
Article 58 - Notifying others of determination
Article 59 - Settlement agreements
Article 60 - Obstruction of the Employment Standards Office and the Regulatory Tribunal
Article 61 - Obligation to keep information confidential
Article 62 - Appeal of the Employment Standards Office's determinations, decisions and fines
Article 63 - Powers of the Regulatory Tribunal on appeal
Article 64 - Rulemaking
Part 13:
Interpretation and Definitions
Article 65 - Interpretation
Article 66 - Definitions