MIDDLE EAST

[Saudi Arabia] Penalties for employing domestic workers for commercial activities [Saudi Arabia] Penalties for employing domestic workers for commercial activities

Using the services of domestic workers for commercial activities is considered a violation of the law.
15 Jun 2022

Papaya Global joins UAE-IL Tech Zone's unicorns and growth startups tour Papaya Global joins UAE-IL Tech Zone's unicorns and growth startups tour

Papaya Global's AI-powered automated compliance and accuracy engine will help companies better leverage real-time payroll data for strategic decision-making.
14 Jun 2022

[Saudi Arabia] 12,500 leave jobs over termination of contract without valid reason [Saudi Arabia] 12,500 leave jobs over termination of contract without valid reason

Among these employees, those whose contracts were for a fixed period of time must pay compensation to employers for the...
10 Jun 2022

[UAE] New Labour Law decrees on occupational disease and injury [UAE] New Labour Law decrees on occupational disease and injury

The resolution also provides details on the duties of an employer in case a worker sustains a labour injury or...
06 Jun 2022

[Kuwait] Trial of 7 expats accused of $200m money laundering scheme [Kuwait] Trial of 7 expats accused of $200m money laundering scheme

State prosecutors have said some of the suspects were involved in illegally collecting funds through a foreign exchange firm they...
16 May 2022

[Kuwait] PAM shuts down 92 shops for labour law violations [Kuwait] PAM shuts down 92 shops for labour law violations

The violators of article 10 of the law will be punished by imprisonment for a period not exceeding three years...
29 Apr 2022

[Oman] Expats replaced by citizens in more than 10,000 working roles [Oman] Expats replaced by citizens in more than 10,000 working roles

Omanisation is a policy enacted by the government of Oman in 1988 aimed at replacing expatriate workers with trained Omani...
25 Apr 2022