- A migrant worker who deliberately creates problems for his employer and by failing to comply his labour contract forces his employer to terminate the contract be banned from changing jobs even if he runs away. As punishment, the council called for forcing the worker to remain employed by his employer for twice the time of the duration of the original contract;
- migrant workers be banned from obtaining a new work and residence visa for a period of two years
- after their departure from Qatar;
- new visas be granted to workers who completed their contract and left Qatar only with the approval of their former employer;
- allow migrant workers to change jobs at most twice;
- allow workers with open-ended contracts to change jobs only after having been employed for a period of ten years by their original employer and with approval by government authorities;
- domestic workers, the most vulnerable group among migrants, be excluded from the new law;
- the exit visa system be maintained.
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