Saudi Arabia Labor Law Outline

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Michael OKane, Dec 1, 2013 - Foreign workers - 216 pages
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Newly updated (November 2013), this best-selling handbook on Saudi labor law is full of critical information for the new Saudi employee or the employer who seeks to recruit staff for the Kingdom. This new version contains a translation of the new Domestic Servants Law.From the Table of Contents:IntroductionHistorical ViewI. The Employment Contract1. Right to Work2. Government Employees3. Characteristics of the Employment Contract4. Probation, Contract Duration5. Relocation of Employees; Change in Duties6. Expiration of the Employment Contract7. Employee Discipline8. Discrimination in Employment9. ImmigrationII. Conditions of Employment1. Workday/Workweek2. Overtime3. Breaks4. Treatment of Professional and Managerial Employees5. Leave6. Holidays7. Part-Time Employees8. Workmen's Compensation9. Health Insurance10. Mandatory Deductions from Salary11. Transfer of Employees13. Workers in Remote Areas14. Termination of the Employer-Employee Relationship15. Retirement16. End of Service Benefit17. Calculation of End of Service Benefits18. DisputesIII. SaudiizationSaudization-Government ContractsThe Nitaqat SystemForeign Employee FeeSecondment of EmployeesRecurring IssuesEmployee TransferProbationary PeriodPassport ConfiscationFreezing Bank AccountsLay-offs or RedundanciesTransfersLate PaymentUnfunded End of Service BenefitAppendix I--The Labor LawAppendix II--Labor Law Implementing RegulationsAppendix III--Resolution No. 50Appendix III--Jobs Reserved for SaudisAppendix I--Sample Employment AgreementAppendix V--Definition of "Wage"Appendix VI-Nitaqat (Ranges) TableLabor Law IndexUseful for doctors, nurses, engineers and anyone considering a job in Saudi Arabia--this helpful text is for anyone planning to work in Saudi Arabia, for companies that employ workers in Saudi Arabia or anyone interested in examining the labor rules in one of the world's strongest economies.Learn about the End of Service Benefit, vacation pay, the importance of the labor contract, Saudiization and more. Explore visa and immigration issues, sponsorship, and what qualifies as a breach of a Saudi employment contract.The author, Michael O'Kane, is a practicing attorney with more than ten years of experience in Saudi Arabia. He routinely advises foreign governments and major corporations on Saudi labor matters.The book is available in both hardcover and digital editions from Amazon. Have a comment? Contact the author at info@aldandaluslaw.com.
 

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Contents

Historical View
1
The Employment Contract
3
Right to Work
4
Probation Contract Duration
5
Relocation of Employees Change in Duties
6
Employee Discipline
7
Discrimination in Employment
8
Immigration
9
Holidays
11
Parttime Employees
12
Health Insurance
13
Transfer of Employees
14
Workers in Remote Areas
15
Termination of EmployerEmployee Relationship16 15 End of Service Benefit
16
Calculation of End of Service Benefit
17
Disputes
18

Break
10

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Michael O'Kane has been a practicing attorney in Saudi Arabia for more than ten years. He regularly advised foreign governments and companies on Saudi labor rules.

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