Hiring illegal maid: 100,000Riyal fine, 6-month jail

Hiring illegal maid: 100,000Riyal fine, 6-month jail

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Jeddah – The Passport Department has confirmed that those who hire, harbor or protect illegal maids will be fined SR100,000 and spend six months in jail, with expatriates involved deported.“Companies involved in such offenses will be named and shamed, fined SR100,000 and deprived of recruitment for five years. The business owner will face a prison term of up to six months, while an expatriate will be deported,” the department warned.
The department appealed to citizens and residents to report violations of residency and labor laws by calling 989. Employers can report their missing housemaids through the Interior Ministry’s Absher system. – arab news via mfa

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