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Saudi To Fine Employers Holding Back Domestic Workers’ Pay

Posted by jacobo 54 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia has announced that it will impose a fine up to SAR5,000 on employers who do not pay their domestic workers on time, local media reported.

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Labor raids to continue in Ramadan

Posted by jacobo 39 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Labor Ministry’s office in the Eastern province plans to carry out labor inspection campaigns during Ramadan to prevent violating expatriates from working in shops.

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Saudis spend SR1bn on domestics

Posted by jacobo 40 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The number of runaway maids increases during Ramadan, according to statistics.

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Embassies attesting domestic workers' contracts illegal: Ministry

Posted by jacobo 40 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Ministry of Labour has asked the directors of its labour office departments to not attest or sanction any contracts or conditions set by the embassies regarding domestic workers.

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Report: Overcrowding hounds distressed OFWs at Saudi Arabia shelter

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Overcrowding has become a major problem for distressed overseas Filipino workers staying at a shelter in Saudi Arabia, a Saudi news site reported Sunday.

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Visit visa conversion not a rule

Posted by jacobo 48 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The conversion of a visit visa into a permanent residency permit for family members of expatriates is not a rule and can only be done in the rarest of rare cases only with the approval of the Interior Ministry.

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5-year ban on runaways urged

Posted by jacobo 48 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Recruitment firms here want the government to blacklist and ban runaway domestic workers for five years.

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KSA home to 10m expat workers

Posted by jacobo 50 days ago Saudi Arabia
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While the number of expatriate workers continues to surge in the GCC states, their contribution to the economic progress and development in these countries is both acknowledged and recognized.

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