Thursday, 21 Nov 2019 | 24 Rabi Al Awwal 1441
Over 109,000 Omani Labour Law violators arrested in 5 years

Over 109,000 Omani Labour Law violators arrested in five years

It is titled, ‘The expatriate labourers who have absconded from their jobs – which they are authorised to work in (Causes, Risks and Proposed Solutions)’.

The study focuses on expatriate workers who run away from their jobs, the causes and proposed options to tackle the difficulty.
MoM has stated that it is functioning on a number of fronts to tackle the difficulty of illegal workforce in the nation.

“The difficulty of illegal labourers is becoming looked into by us to regulate the job marketplace. Illegal workforce has an adverse impact on the nation’s labour marketplace, safety and economy.

“These illegal workers are employed in small and medium sized projects and it is a phenomenon that exists in all countries. The reason behind the increase in their numbers is connected to the population density and the volume of development projects and investments.”

The ministry is functioning to tackle this difficulty, initial by regulating the labour marketplace by means of the introduction of laws regarding illegal workers and second by means of inspections. “These teams function about the clock in cooperation with the competent authorities and make visits to the function websites primarily based on tip-offs.

MoM stated that its inspection teams adhere to-up with private sector organisations from time to time to make certain there are no unauthorised labourers employed in their premises.

“All private sector organisations have to abide by the Omani Labour Law and the ministerial decisions,” it stated.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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