Em­ployer held for let­ting staff work il­le­gally

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

The Min­istry of Man­power (MoM) is crack­ing the whip on ‘free visa’ scam­sters with the lat­est round­ing up of an em­ployer who had reg­is­tered 63 firms.

MoM re­ferred the em­ployer to the Public Pros­e­cu­tion for vi­o­lat­ing the labour law. “He had reg­is­tered 63 com­pa­nies. Our in­spec­tion teams found that the em­ployer had al­lowed his 524 em­ploy­ees to work for oth­ers il­le­gally. We have stopped deal­ing with th­ese firms and re­ferred him to the Public Pros­e­cu­tion.”

The of­fi­cial stated that the em­ployer was found vi­o­lat­ing Ar­ti­cle 18 of Omani Labour Law.

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