RIYADH: Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development control teams carried out 21,614 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 March 18-24, recorded 2,039 violations of work regulations and 166 violations of precautionary measures, while the ministry issued 2,044 warnings.
The ministry received 1,025 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.