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
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
As part of the Saudi vision 2030, the KSA has introduced various changes on the immigration level
Minister of Labour has issued decision number 70273 dated 11/4/1440H adopting the labour law executive regulations and appendixes
The General Organisation for Social Insurance (GOSI) and the Ministry of Labour and Social Development has launched a new initiative for employers in private sector.
Sponsoring entities can now proceed to apply for block visa/quota to sponsor foreign nationals without completing the Taqat process.
A new law permits labour dispute settlement authorities to use various electronic means in serving notices, including text messages, emails and the government automated electronic systems