463 expatriate workers deported

MUSCAT: The weekly report of the joint inspection team at the Ministry of Manpower pointed out that the number of workers violating the Labour Law during September 3 till 9, stood at 325 including 248 commercial workers, 42 farmworkers and 35 housemaids.
The inspection teams caught 293 workers including 170 absconding workers, 105 astray workers and 18 workers with other violations.
The Governorate of North Al Batinah witnessed the largest number of workers violating the law with 126, followed by the Governorate of Muscat with 84 workers.
The competent authorities at the Ministry of Manpower are taking the legal procedures against them.
On the other hand, the Manpower Ministry statistics showed that 463 expatriate workers were deported for violating provisions of the Labour Law and the ministerial decisions executing the law. — ONA