Employers and brokers in Saudi Arabia will be fined SR50,000 ($13,320) for every single visa violation under a new labour law amendment that came into force today (October 18), a report said.
Those selling work visas – popul
Saudi Arabia is tightening a crackdown on illegal foreign workers in the kingdom, giving the Ministry of Labour more powers including the right to distribute financial rewards to inspectors who turn up violations.
The decision is
Qatar is likely to pass before the year-end an amendment to the labour law that will make it compulsory for employers to transfer salaries to banks, a report said.
The amendments in the law will include financial rights of workers
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set in motion the first major revamp in decades of India's archaic labour laws, part of a plan to revive the flagging economy, boost manufacturing and create millions of jobs.
Private sector employees in Bahrain could actually lose holiday days, despite changes to the law that increased people's annual leave to 30 days, a report said.
The Cabinet yesterday (April 14) agreed that the 30-day annual le
Like many expatriates in Saudi Arabia, Umm Hajar, a 30-year-old Moroccan beautician, stopped going to work two weeks ago fearful of government inspectors checking her residency status.
She has lived in the capital Riyadh with her
Bahrain's new Labour law governing annual leave for employees is allegedly costing companies millions of dinars and businessmen claim leave costs have doubled since the new regulations came into force last September, a repo
Companies in Bahrain have been warned to start implementing a new labour law that came into effect from September 2 or risk facing legal action, said a senior government official.
Some workers have already filed successful complai
Bahrain is studying through a special committee a new draft law regulating the work of training institutions, said a senior government official.
Labour Minister Minister Jameel Humaidan said licensing of private training instituti
Bahrain has introduced a new legislation that includes tougher punishments for companies that flout health and safety standards, grants private sector workers 30 days of annual leave and increases the length of maternity leave.