Questions & Answer

?What is the Saudi Labor Office Law


* Employer: Any natural or legal person who employs one or more workers for remuneration.

* Worker: Any natural person working for the benefit of an employer and under his administration or supervision for a wage, even if away from his glasses

* Adolescent:  A person who has completed fifteen years of age but has not reached the age of eighteen

* Work: The effort exerted in all humanitarian activities, in implementation of a contract of work (written or unwritten) regardless of their nature or type, whether industrial, commercial, agricultural, artistic or other, muscular or mental

* Original work: For individuals: the subject of their usual activity, and for the establishments: the works that the establishment was established to carry out as stipulated in its memorandum of association or in the concession contract, if any of the concession companies, or in the commercial register.

* Temporary work: The work that enters its nature in the activity carried out by the employer and requires the nature of the completion of a specific period, or focus on the work itself and ends with the end, and does not exceed ninety days. Seasonal work: work carried out in recognized cyclical seasons

* Part-time work: Work performed by a part-time worker with an employer and for work hours less than half the normal daily working hours of the establishment, whether this worker performs his working hours daily or some days of the week. Regulars, from the date of commencement of service.

The service is considered continuous in the following cases:

1.Statutory holidays and holidays.

2.The period of interruption to take the examinations as provided for in this Law.

3.Workers absent from work without pay for a period not exceeding twenty days intermittent during the year of work.The basic wage: All that is given to the worker in return for his work, under a written or unwritten work contract, regardless of the type of wage or the manner of performance, plus periodic allowances. Actual remuneration: The basic remuneration plus all other accrued increases that are determined for the worker in return for an effort at work, or risks to the work performed, or to be determined for the worker for work under the employment contract or the regulation of work. It's that:-

a) commission, percentage of sales, or percentage of profits, which are paid for what they market, produce, collect, or increase or improve production

b) Allowances to which the worker is entitled for the energy he exerts, or the risks to which he is exposed in the performance of his work

c) increases that may be granted in accordance with the standard of living or to meet the family's burdens;

d) Grant or remuneration: This shall be given by the employer to the worker, and what shall be paid to him shall be the secretariat, or the adequacy thereof, and the like, if such grant or remuneration is prescribed in the contract of employment, or the regulation of the organization of work of the establishment, or is normally granted, until the workers become part of it. Of pay not donation.

e) In-kind benefits: This is what the employer is obliged to provide to the worker in return for his work, as stipulated in the work contract or in the regulation of work. It is valued at a maximum equivalent to the basic wage for two months for each year unless it is estimated in the employment contract or the regulation of work more than that. Month: Thirty days, unless otherwise stipulated in the employment contract or in the regulation of work.