Saudi Arabia: Maximum Overtime Limits Announced

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Saudi Arabia: Maximum Overtime Limits Announced

Al Madina, 20 May 2021: Saudi Arabia’s Human Resources and Social Development Ministry has explained the maximum numbers of overtime hours an employee can work in a year is 720 hours.

Under paragraph 31 of the First Penalties Schedule, the employer will be fined 10,000 Riyals for each employee made to work over their working hours under Article 98.

The Ministry added the overtime hours can be increased to more than 720 hours if the employee agrees. For full story click here.

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Marlé Van Sandwyk
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