“A total of 29 agencies that provide hourly domestic laborers without a license were seized,” the Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) announced to the media. 

LMRA added that 53 violating domestic laborers were discovered working for these illegal agencies in a joint campaign with the General Department of Investigation and Forensic Evidence at the Ministry of Interior. 

Director of the Preventive Inspection Department at the LMRA, Ahmed Al-Junaid, assured LMRA’s keenness to follow up and monitor the labor market. He pointed out that among the 53 violating domestic laborers were 4 wanted for the law. 

Al-Junaid revealed that the total number of violating agencies during the last three months amounted to 58, while the total number of violating workers that was about 131 workers.

He confirmed that the legal measures have been taken against these agencies and workers and they have been referred to the concerned authorities for taking the necessary action.

He noted with the new restructuring, the LMRA formed a new team to monitor, follow up, and document any violating activity, stressing that the team includes trained personnel with extensive experience.