Friday 07 May 2021
News ID: 88266
Publish Date: 06 March 2021 - 21:49

MUSCAT (MEMO) – Oman has introduced stricter laws to protect unemployed foreigners and expatriates from being exploited by their employers, in efforts to crack down on human trafficking and worker exploitation. The state-run Oman News Agency reported this week that the government has introduced stricter penalties for employers and sponsors who allow their jobless expatriates to work for others. Employers are increasingly giving permission for their employees to search for employment elsewhere illegally following the failure of their businesses during the pandemic.

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