525 Workers Violate Labour Law

Muscat — The weekly report of the joint inspection

team at the Ministry of Manpower pointed out that the number of

workers violating the Labour Law during May 21st till 27th, 2017 stood

at (525) including (364) commercial workers, (76) farm workers and

(85) housemaids and their equivalents.

The inspection teams caught (513) workers including (354)

absconding workers, (109) astray workers and (50) workers with other


The Governorate of North Al Batina witnessed the largest number

of workers violating the law with (166) followed by the Governorate of

A’Dhahira with (77) workers.

The competent authorities at the Ministry of Manpower are taking

the legal procedures against them.

On the other hand, the Manpower Ministry statistics showed that (502)

expatriate workers were deported for violating provisions of the Labour

Law and the ministerial decisions executing the law.

Source: Oman News Agency

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