Saudi firm sued for displaying maids at hypermarket

Workers were showcased next to an ad to hire them
(Image Source: Alriyadh)
By Staff writer
Mon 15 Aug 2016 11:28 AM

A company in Saudi is being sued for displaying housemaids at a hypermarket in Dhahran together with an advertisement to employ them.

The incident was described as “totally unacceptable” by the Ministry of Labour and Social Development, reported Gulf Daily News.

Ministry inspectors reported promptly to the scene, according to ministry spokesperson Khalid Abal Khail.

The official said the ministry is currently working on putting an end to the violation and taking legal measures against the company.

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