The director of the Preventive Inspection Department at the Labor Market Regulatory Authority, Ahmed Ibrahim al-Junaid, revealed that 10 institutions operating in the agencies of supplying domestic workers an hour without a license have been seized by the Labor Market Regulatory Authority, in a joint process conducted in cooperation with the General Department of Investigation and Criminal Evidence at the Ministry of Interior last Monday ( Corresponding to May 4, 2020).
Al-Junaid pointed out that the institutions that were seized were engaged in the activity of providing domestic workers with the hours system, noting that during the inspection campaign, 44 violating domestic workers who were supplied by these institutions to the public were seized.
He pointed out that legal measures have been taken against the violating institutions and employment and referring them to the relevant authorities for necessary action.
He stressed that the Commission does not spare an effort to follow-up and control the labor market in a manner that guarantees addressing any activity that violates the law, noting that there is a specialized team to monitor, follow-up and document any activity that is in violation.
Al-Junaid expressed his thanks and appreciation to all the concerned authorities that contributed to the investigation, monitoring and inspection of these institutions, especially the General Department of Investigation and Criminal Evidence for their permanent cooperation, noting that government agencies work as an integrated team that seeks to improve the work environment in the Kingdom and protect society.
The director of the Preventive Inspection Department at the Labor Market Regulatory Authority called on all citizens to deal with employment agencies for domestic workers licensed by the Labor Market Regulatory Authority to ensure their rights, and to protect themselves and their children, noting that this period of widespread spread of Corona virus (Covid-19) requires awareness and commitment High by everyone.
And he warned that dealing with unlicensed offices or introducing domestic work by the hour system would increase the chances of transmission of infection and disease, especially since this employment is a violation that is not subject to medical examination and appropriate health care and moves between more than one house per day.