Oman Labour Law


This workshop will help you understand how Oman labour law affects your company and employees, it will address issues that often arise in the labour and employment context.



Learning Outcome

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
• Understand fundamental principles of Oman Labour Law
• Manage the legal requirements organizations must fulfil, salaries, end of service gratuity and other benefits
• Understand employment disputes and the dispute resolution process
• Adhere to the labour law when recruiting
• Managing disciplinary actions
• Review your HR Policies and Procedures and learn to benchmark them with the best practice

Course Content

Introduction to Oman Employment Legislation
• Employment Legislation
• Relevant Government Authorities
• Legal System

• Employer Registration
• Recruitment of Foreign Nationals
• Sponsorship
• No Objection Certificates
• Omanisation

Employment Terms
• Language
• Employment Contracts for Omani Nationals
• Employment Contracts for Foreign Nationals
• Types of Contracts and Renewal
• Probation Period
• Mobility
• Confidentiality
• Post Termination Restrictions
• Notice Period

Working Time and Pay
• Working Hours, Days and Overtime
• Leave Entitlements
• Annual Leave and Waiver
• Public Holidays
• Special Leave
• Sick Leave
• Minimum Salary and Statutory Increment
• Salary Deductions
• Overtime Pay
• Social Insurance
• End of Service Gratuity
• Repatriation

• Union Legislation
• Types of Union
• Right to Strike
• Collective Bargaining and Agreements

HR Policy Requirements
• Work Regulations
• Language
• Registration and Approvals

Managing Disciplinary Action
• The Lawful Termination Reasons
• Where Employers Go Wrong
• Consequences of Dismissal

Q & A