523 Labour Law vi­o­la­tors ar­rested: MoM

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

Mus­cat - The Min­istry of Man­power (MoM) stated on Mon­day that its in­spec­tion teams ar­rested 523 Labour Law vi­o­la­tors be­tween July 9 and 15.

Of these, 385 were com­mer- cial work­ers, 81 agri­cul­tural work­ers and 57 house­maids and their equiv­a­lents.

The min­istry said that of the 520 ar­rested by the in­spec­tion teams, 349 were run­away work- ers, 140 re­trenched work­ers and an­other 31 with­out any work doc­u­ments. The Gov­er­norate of North Bati­nah reg­is­tered the max­i­mum num­ber of vi­o­la­tors at 207, fol­lowed by the Gover- no­rate of Mus­cat at 134.

Dur­ing this pe­riod, the min­istry de­ported 568 work­ers for vi­o­lat­ing pro­vi­sions of the Labour Law and the min­is­te­rial de­ci­sions ex­e­cut­ing the law.

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