Web News » Saudi Arabia

2 Views

POLO in Saudi Arabia forced to move due to violent incidents — report

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office in Riyadh may have been forced to move to a new location due to violent incidents in last year’s labor correction campaign, a Saudi-based news site reported Wednesday.

Read More
2 Views

New perks for housemaids

Posted by jacobo 18 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://www.arabnews.com —

There is some news about the latest regulations for Indian domestic workers. The Indian government, in order to approve the provision of house workers, has requested the following: A salary of SR1500 per month, a private room and a private mobile phone. This is, of course, added to what is already guaranteed i.e. air tickets, health care, etc.

Read More
1 Views

Substitutes for runaway maids made mandatory

Posted by jacobo 17 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://www.arabnews.com —

It’s mandatory on all recruitment companies to provide substitutes for absconding maids to their employers over the entire term of their contracts, the Ministry of Labor said.

Read More
1 Views

No minimum wage set for Indian maids

Posted by jacobo 15 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://www.arabnews.com —

There is no mandatory minimum wage for Indian domestic workers in the new recruitment scheme, Ahmed Al-Fuhaid, deputy labor minister for international affairs, told Arab News on Tuesday.

Read More
1 Views

Only Indian maids between ages of 25 and 50 for Saudi Arabia

Posted by jacobo 12 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://www.emirates247.com —

India will soon start sending housemaids to Saudi Arabia under an agreement signed between the two economic partners recently and officials said the domestic workers must be aged between 25 and 50 years.

Read More
1 Views

37,000 labor disputes settled

Posted by jacobo 11 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://www.arabnews.com —

More than 37,000 labor disputes and work-related injury cases involving claims to the tune of SR186 million have been resolved, said the Labor Ministry in a recent report.

Read More
1 Views

562,000 illegal expats deported

Posted by jacobo 11 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://www.arabnews.com —

Some 562,869 illegal expats have been deported since the start of the legalization campaign, local media said quoting data released by the Ministry of Interior.

Read More
1 Views

Jeddah police bust network of illegal domestic workers

Posted by jacobo 11 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://www.arabnews.com —

Jeddah officials have arrested a large network hiring illegal workers, said Jeddah police spokesman Lt. Nawwaf Al-Bouq.

Read More