Saudi will start implementing the new labor law from Oct. 18, labor minister told Al Arabiya. There are 38 amended Articles in the new labor law.
The updates are mostly regarding disciplinary procedures, and cover training, Saudization privileges, labor contracts, women employment and inspection mechanism.
The new labor law protects workers rights in the private sector and puts a limit to violations that affect the rights of workers and employers. It guarantees a better work environment.