This will run until October 15. For now, it only concerns the construction. But it will be applied progressively to other sectors."We want mauricianiser human resources in the construction sector. From this Wednesday, September 4, we freeze applications for work permits in this area. Those made before will be considered according to the standards and "guidelines" established by a committee. We will not accept any more applications until October 15, "said Shakeel Mohamed.
The move comes in the wake of incidents that erupted in Real Garments factory in La-Tour-Koenig, where 467 Bangladeshi workers were on strike for three. They protested against their working conditions and accommodation, and compensation deemed "too low".
Shakeel Mohamed had invited journalists to take stock of the situation at Real Garments factory. He said that 15 workers were accused of having participated in the clashes, were arrested Wednesday morning by the police. They remain in detention pending their deportation in the evening. 78 chose to return home voluntarily, while 374 workers decided to return to work.
Shakeel Mohamed reiterated that it is uncompromising: "Nobody is above the law! "
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