RIYADH: Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development control teams carried out 17,737 inspection tours in a single week on private sector enterprises in the Kingdom to ensure compliance with labor regulations.
Teams also followed up on precautionary and preventive measures against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The inspection tours, carried out between April 1-7, recorded 2,261 violations of work regulations and 184 violations of precautionary measures, while the ministry issued 1,724 warnings.
The ministry received 1,408 reports via various media, which were directly handled by officials.
Inspection tours will continue on private sector enterprises in all regions of the Kingdom, the ministry said, stressing the importance of complying with labor market regulations to avoid penalties.
Breaches of labor laws can be reported through the call center (19911) or “ma3an-lil-rasd” app.
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