Employer to be punished for failure to give job for employee
In order to fight visa trafficking and reduce marginal employment in the country, the Public Authority for Manpower has activated the legal provisions and decisions for violators of the Labor Law, which will punish the employer for failure to give job for employee. According to Al-Rai daily report, the law stipulates punishing the employer who hinders work of the authority with a fine of not less than KD 500 and not more than KD 1,000.
According to the decision an employer who brings laborers from overseas and fail to give them jobs specified in the work permit will be punished.
The law stipulates imprisonment for the employer of not more than three years and a fine not less than KD 2,000 and not more than KD 10,000 multiplied by the number of employees.