Transfer of foreign workers to other employers
TRANSFER OF FOREIGN WORKERS TO OTHER EMPLOYERS
A- Subject to the provisions of Paragraph B of this Article, and without infringement to the legal or contractual rights of the employer, a foreign worker may, without the consent of his employer, transfer to another employer.
The Authority shall grant a foreign worker upon expiry or cancellation of his work permit a reasonable time to transfer – if he wishes- to another employer, and obtain a work permit in connection to the latter. During such notice period the foreign employee, is not allowed to engage in any work.
The Board of Directors, shall issue a resolution to regulate the procedure of transfer of foreign workers and the rules for granting of the notice period and the length of such a period.
B- The worker shall not have the aforementioned right to transfer nor a notice period in any of the following circumstances:
- If the worker ceases to comply with one or more of the conditions for issuing the permit.
- If a final criminal judgment is passed against the worker for a felony or a crime that violates honour or honesty.
- If the worker violates the terms under which his work permit was issued.
Last Update: Sunday 14 February 2010