Saudi Arabia has announced the deadline for implementing the next stage of the salary protection programme
Saudi Arabia’s Labour and Social Development Ministry has announced the deadline for implementing the next stage of the salary protection programme. The Ministry’s official spokesperson, Khalid Aba Alkhail said stages 11 to 16 of the programme targets enterprises employing 11 to 80 employees. The eleventh stage will be implemented in August 2017 and will target enterprises employing 60 to 79 employees. The aim of the programme is to protect salaries and fine enterprises who fail to pay the salaries on time 3000 Riyals. This fine will be multiplied by the number of employees affected.