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.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Changes to labor rules

In the midst of the din around other news, the most important one affecting expatriates working in Saudi Arabia got almost drowned. The announcement about changes to labor regulations brings mixed feelings. Here are the highlights of what is in store for you: