Staff quarters screened in op

Lyna Mohamad

Four enforcement officers from the Law Enforcement Division of the Labour Department recently conducted an inspection on several staff quarters to ensure their cleanliness and safety in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Operasi Sanggah 92/2020 first targetted a business premises in Kampong Lambak Kanan in the Brunei-Muara District, before moving on to staff quarters in Kampong Pandan and Jalan Maulana in the Belait District.

The Labour Department reminded employers to not violate regulations under the Employment Order 2009, which include allowing employees a day off once a week, not working over eight hours without overtime pay, positioning of employees’ not in accordance with their Foreign Workers License, and abuse of position.

The operation in progress. PHOTO: LABOUR DEPARTMENT