MoL issues warning to passport-grabbers

ABU DHABI — The Ministry of Labour will slap stiff penalties on companies if they fail to return the passports of illegal workers within 24 hours of receiving the ministry’s notice in this regard, Ahmed Al Besher, legal advisor and supervisor of the Amnesty Seekers Section at the Ministry of Labour, told Khaleej Times.

By Ahmed Abdul Aziz

Published: Mon 30 Jul 2007, 8:28 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 3:23 AM

Al Besher said that the Ministry of Labour had so far issued warnings to some 47 companies in the capital after they refused to give back the passports to amnesty-seekers who need the same to complete the legal formalities to leave the country or to regularise their status.

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