Ministry to monitor private firms on 6-hour Ramadan working rule

 22 May 2017 - 23:35

Ministry to monitor private firms on 6-hour Ramadan working rule
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The Peninsula

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs has urged all private companies and institutions to comply with the law requiring to reduce working hours during the holy month of Ramadan to six.

The Ministry stressed that it will monitor private companies and institutions to ensure their compliance to the provision of law and commitment to the working time during Ramadan.

Inspectors of the Ministry will conduct field visits to work-sites and legal action will be taken against the violators of the provision of the law, said the Ministry yesterday.

The Ministry has pointed out that it is going to receive complaints from employees and workers on its address and hotline.

"Employees and workers are urged not to hesitate to report any violations against their rights and to provide the Ministry with the required information."