KSA Labour Law & Covid-19 Implications


In light of the current circumstances due to COVID-19, the Government of KSA have taken a number of steps for the benefit of its citizens and residents. This workshop addresses the complex nature of employment relationship from a legal perspective and expose the participants to the legal regime governing recruitment, managing and termination of employment relationship in the KSA.



Learning Outcome

This course will examine the impact of Covid-19 on immigration and recruitment matters, new measures announced by the KSA Government with regard to managing headcount cost and to support employers though this period.

Course Content

Covid-19 & KSA Labour Law
• Background
• Brief Overview of KSA Labour Law
• Ministry of HR and Social Development Resolutions related to Covid-19
• Directives regarding employee absence: sickness and annual leave
• Curfew: fines and exemptions
• Furlough
• Employee Repatriation