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262 workers arrested for violating Labour Law: MoL

5 Dec 2023 262 workers arrested for violating Labour Law: MoL By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Muscat – The Ministry of Labour (MoL) has announced that a total of 262 expatriate workers were arrested in November 2023 for violating the provisions of the Labour Law.

A statement issued by MoL said, ‘The office of the Joint Labour Inspection Team, in cooperation with the Royal Oman Police, carried out inspection campaigns in Dhofar during the month of November 2023 and arrested 262 workers for violating the provisions of the Labour Law.’

Upon investigation, it was found that 91 of these individuals had left their employers and 58 were working in occupations for which they were not authorised.

The ministry called on all employers to adhere to the provisions of the Labour Law.

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