Over 130 expat workers arrested and deported

Energy Monday 05/March/2018 10:32 AM
By: Times News Service
Over 130 expat workers arrested and deported

Muscat: A total of 138 expat workers were arrested and deported last month in Al Buraimi, by the Ministry of Manpower (MoM).
Around 82 workers were found violating labour laws in February. While 71 expats were working at a business, 11 workers were part of the private workforce. Out of these 82, 52 workers were labourers who left their jobs, while the other 30 were part of a workforce that was demobilised.
Around the same time, 56 expat workers were deported due to violating provisions of the Labour Law.
The Ministry of Buraimi, regularly inspects private sector establishments where expat manpower resides