The document applies to those employees in the public sector regulated by the Civil Service Law (Ministerial Resolution No. (1550) dated 09/06/1441AH) and Employees’ Discipline Law (Royal Decree No. (D/7) dated 01/02/1391AH).
Violations include; holding gatherings, moving between work areas without cleaning hands, handshaking, not complying with social distancing, not complying with temperature checks, failing to wear face masks, not using paper cups, attending work with a suspected infection or having Covid-19 symptoms, as well as many others. The document sets out the consequence of a first offence and any subsequent offences, with the consequences being more severe for those senior employees of a particular grade and above. Sanctions vary from notice, deduction in salary, withholding of a periodic bonus, to a legal penalty.
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