Monday, December 29, 2014

New restrictions on family visit visa renewal

The new restrictions imposed by the Passport Department on renewal of family visit visa has caused a lot of heartburn among expatriates working in Saudi Arabia.

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Saudi Labor Ministry's new call center details

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labor started a new dedicated phone line this week for receiving calls from expatriates working in Saudi Arabia. 

Thursday, November 27, 2014

'Absconders' - Finally some good news for you!

After a long time, there is finally some good news for expatriates working in Saudi Arabia declared as "absconders" by their sponsors.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Rights? What's that?

The announcement by the Ministry of Labor on the conditions which an employer may fire an employee and those on which an employee working in Saudi Arabia may quit an employer, has created more questions than answers.

Friday, October 31, 2014

One more U-turn on female teachers!

That the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one place which never stops generating surprises is well-established. This blog has recorded several times in the past the number of impractical rules and regulations which were passed, only to be withdrawn with equal speed. This time was no exception too!