Olhuveli Beach and Spa

Expat workers go on strike in local resort, over unpaid salaries

  • Workers are seen attempting to enter the guest area with wooden planks

Zunana Zalif

K. Male' 2019 May 10 | Fri 08:03 822 local

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Expatriate workers at Olhuveli Beach and Spa Resort in Kaafu atoll have gone on strike following a delay in paying their wages.

Maldives Police Service (MPS) revealed that they received the report of expatriate workers in the resort protesting, at around 7:30pm on Thursday.

Said workers are employed under a third-party contract with the resort’s management.

Police further revealed that around 50 Bangladeshi workers are involved in the case and that they had attempted to enter the guests-only area with wooden planks.

RaajjeMV understands that the police are currently working to dispatch a team of officers to the resort.

Last updated at: 2 days ago | Reviewed by: Aishath Shaany

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