Qatar: Contracts of employment
Original and updating authors: Frank Lucente and Nusa Gorenjak, Al Tamimi & Company
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- The original version of employment contracts must be in Arabic. (See General)
- The employment contract may provide for a probationary period of no longer than six months. (See Probationary periods)
- Legislation provides that employment contracts may be either for a fixed term or open ended. (See Types of contract)
- Employment contracts must be in writing and contain certain minimum terms. (See Written contract of employment)
- The basic rule is that the parties to the employment contract must agree to any variation of the contract's terms (preferably in writing). (See Variation of contract)