Labour inspections require manpower

Thirtysix individuals form the Inspections Section in the Ministry of Labour in Abu Dhabi. The share of each inspector is around 1,700 facilities, considering the fact that those 36 employees also include the administrative staff.

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Published: Thu 20 Oct 2005, 10:18 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 8:53 PM

If the working hours per day are seven, we can understand that it’s hard for any employee to complete their tasks, even if most of the facilities are small. In fact, it’s the smaller facilities that are in much greater need of inspections than the bigger ones, since they are more likely to use illegal means of employment and not issue labour cards to their employees and workers.

The Ministry of Labour is launching a campaign to control the labour market, which no one can decry. But what would be the result of a battle without soldiers?

We have mentioned more than once that reinforcing the labour inspection sections will help in a major way to control the labour market. Bearing in mind the positive effect of labour inspections on the security, economic and social scenarios, the budget for hiring new inspectors should not be a problem.

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