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49 workers’ rights violations in Q1 2021

2 May 2021

The General Federation of Oman Workers has recorded 49 reports of workers’ rights violations in the first quarter of 2021.

According to the federation, the violations included deduction of wages, forcing workers to go on unpaid leave, deduction of leaves for quarantine periods from annual leave and notifications of termination of service.

‘As part of the efforts of the General Federation of Oman Workers to monitor and deal with labour reports and violations, in coordination with the competent authorities, it has signed 153 settlements and collective work agreements,’ a statement from the federation said. 

Some 427 reports of various violations were monitored  in 2020, it added.

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