Sunday, November 1, 2015

Changes to Saudi Labor Law - How it affects you

Finally the much awaited changes to the Labor Law have come into force on 24th October, 2015. Let's take a look at what it means for expats working in Saudi Arabia.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Labor law or laborious law?

The recent announcement of major reforms in the labor laws of United Arab Emirates has become the talk of the town among expats working in Saudi Arabia.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Old stuff in a new bottle - once again!

Okay, I didn't want to use the W-word in the title, that would be too much for some to take, but jokes apart, the "new" announcement by the Ministry of Labor this week about 19 jobs which were reserved exclusively for Saudis was nothing but that!

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Changes to family visit visa rules

The changes announced by the Passport Department to the rules governing family visit visa are small, but significant.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

All about the 3-year ban

For expatriates working in Saudi Arabia, the recent announcement of the 3-year ban on those who fail to return to kingdom before the expiry of re-entry visa has caused more confusion than clarity.