DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.N. labor physique says new labor guidelines within the energy-rich nation of Qatar “successfully dismantles” the nation’s long-criticized “kafala” employment system. The Worldwide Labor Group mentioned Sunday that as of now, migrant staff can change jobs earlier than the top of their contracts with out acquiring the permission of their present employers. The ILO says Qatar additionally has adopted a minimal month-to-month wage of 1,000 Qatari riyals ($275) for staff. It can take have an effect on some six months after the regulation is printed within the nation’s official gazette. The minimal wage rule additionally requires employers to pay allowances for housing and meals as effectively in the event that they don’t present these for his or her staff.