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Labour Ministry to Refer 80 Establishments to Prosecution for Violating Afternoon Work Ban Decision

2017-08-16 - 8:21 p

Bahrain Mirror: Labour Affairs Undersecretary in Labour and Social Development Ministry Sabah Al-Dossary said that 30 inspectors were assigned to follow up the implementation of afternoon work ban decision, indicating that the inspectors monitored violation in 80 establishments on 155 labors. Al-Dossary added that these establishments are to be referred to the prosecution.

He went on to say that the Ministry of Labour constantly contacts with the Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Ministry to update the list of outdoor construction work sites in the Kingdom.

Al-Dossary explained that the summer work ban has recorded a compliance of 98 per cent this year and this comes as a result of the cooperation shown by companies in the construction sector and the awareness campaigns held among workers. The competent embassies worked on raising awareness among their citizens on the importance of this decision, indicating that there are around 150,000 workers, who are directly affected by the ban.

He stressed that the Ministry refer the infringement records to the Public Prosecution to take the needed legal measures pursuant to article (192) of the Labour Law for the Private Sector.

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