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Saudi Arabia may limit Saudization to 70% for 12 retail jobs

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labor and Social Development is considering to reduce the Saudization rate for 12 retail job types to 70% from 100%, according to the...

Saudi Arabia to compensate contractors for hike in expat fees

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday said it would reimburse contractors for increased expatriate worker fees in government projects approved before December 2016, as the labour-intensive...

SR10,000 penalty for violating employees leave rule

Employers will be fined SR10,000 if they violate Labor Law provision with regard to the prescribed holidays of their employees. This has been included in...

MOL extends new expat levy for 6 months. The levy can pay by 3-installments

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development extends expatriates levy (Work Permit Fee) payment deadline for 6 months. The Ministry of Labor also confirms that...

Heavy fine to employer on providing false information

An employer supplying false information about his establishment to get new labor visas issued or for any other service of the ministry shall pay...