Case study :-
AI Anood is employed as a secretary for Khalfan & Sons Co. for a wage of RO 200 for 40 hours a week, ,while other secretaries are getting RO. 300 for 40 hours a week.
AI Anood is given an additional duty which is not mentioned in her employment contract. The additional duty is to drive a business car which does not have a safety belt. Her job was to make daily round trips to the head office and certain sub stations.
Al Anood dislikes the frequent requests to make round hips. She showed her disobedience to direct instructions from her dined manager by completing tasks given to her in a careless and incompetent manner.
Her direct superior reported the matter to the Chief executive Officer who has the overall responsibility. He warmed Al Anood for the consequences of her disobedience, carelessness and incompetence.. Al Anood always replied by pointing out that the company was asking her to carry out a task which is not in her employment contract and in her job description, that is to drive the car without safety belt, which might force her to pay traffic fines.
One day when Al Anood arrived in her office, she found a dismissal letter on her desk with immediate effect. The reason given at the dismissal letter was for being involved in car accident, which happened on the previous day and the business car being scrapped.
Discuss the following questions based on the above-mentioned case.
a) Is AI Anood’s dismissal fair?
b) Describe the rights of the employer and the rights of Al Anood under Oman Labour Law.
c) What measures AI Anood could take to defend herself and fight for her right.
NOTE / total words = 1200 words
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