'Employees in Oman cannot be asked to work more than 9 hours'

Employee must have at least half an hour in between to eat and rest

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Middle Eastern flexible office workplace space

Image used for illustrative purpose. Middle Eastern flexible office workplace space

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Muscat: An employer is not permitted to assign an employee work for more than 9 hours daily, the General Federation of Oman Workers said.

"According to the Labour Law, an employer may not assign a worker to work for more than 9 hours per day and for a maximum period of 45 hours per week, provided that there is at least half an hour in between to eat and rest," a statement by the Federation said.

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