Recently, there have been several legislative developments related to labour and employment law matters, chief among them: i) new resolution entered into force on 2 August 2019, approves an updated table of violations and penalties to the Labour Law and replaces the table previously issued; ii) new law entered into force on 7 August 2019, on female and nationalisation controls within the workplace, differentiates between different types of shopping or market areas and sets out the different environments and activities female employees may be employed; iii) new resolution, which also entered into force on 7 August 2019, sets out the framework in which female employees may be employed, including the sectors in which female employees may undertake night shifts, rules pertaining to work attire and wages and general facility requirements for female employees within different types of work environments; and iv) new law entered into force on 1 September 2019, provides for the use of Gregorian months and amends the payment date of unemployment insurance benefits
The government has approved amendments to the law, to allow Saudi women to apply and obtain a passport without the approval of a male relative
The government has announced plans to introduce foreign national recruitment restrictions within the hospitality sector, and specifically to hotel resorts, hotels rated 3* and above, and hotel apartments rated 4* and above
Decision No. 209517 dated 22/11/1440 (corresponding to 25 July 2019) banning smoking in the workplace. The new law will come into effect on 1 September 2019, prohibiting smoking to be undertaken in the workplace.
Decision No. 213 dated 29/11/1440H amending Decision No. 19 dated 7/11/1395H
KSA Ministerial Resolution Number 156563 of 1440H on obtaining a certificate of conformity for employing persons with disabilities was implemented on 23 April 2019
Cabinet Resolution Number 521 of 1440AH permits the issuance of residence permits to highly-skilled and wealthy foreign nationals without the need for a local sponsor subject to eligibility criteria
Date: Wednesday 12 June 5 p.m. Central European Time (11 a.m. New York time)
Identifying key wage and hour risks confronting international retailers and strategies for compliance
- The webinar will feature a panel discussion among attorneys from United Kingdom, Canada, the United States and France with deep experience representing employers confronted with class action wage and hour cases and the myriad of issues arising from the unique scheduling demands of the retail industry as they collide with the growing push to ensure through local laws that employees receive sufficient time off and compensation.
- Jonathan Dye (Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti in Canada)
- Eric R. Magnus (Jackson Lewis in USA)
- Olivier Kress (Flichy Grangé in France)
- James Major (Clyde & Co in United Kingdom)
- Moderator: Rich Landau (Jackson Lewis in USA)
Date and time:
June 12, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (CEST)
Even in the era of far-reaching international trade agreements and regional economic and political partnerships, the majority of laws and regulations governing the workplace are still determined by the individual countries where employees work.
Spanning 6 continents, L&E Global’s member firms are ideally situated to provide clients with pragmatic, commercial advice necessary to achieve their objectives. Our members work closely with corporate, legal, human resources departments and corporate executives across a variety of sectors and industries to address the strategic and tactical issues that arise in the workplace.
Discover the most important labour and employment rules, regulations and best practices specific to each jurisdiction, conveniently together in one place.
The new law repeals Executive Regulations promulgated by Ministerial Resolution No. (1982) dated 28/06/1437 AH, as amended. The new regulations came into effect on January 11, 2019