Saudi Arabia Domestic Labor Rights
The content of this list is based on the domestic labor and the law issued by the Council of Ministry, Article No. (310) as on 09/07/1434 H
The Domestic labor is a person who performs a domestic service directly or indirectly to the employer or any of his family members. During the performance of the service, the domestic labor is supervised by the employer. Domestic Labor include:female & male domestic workers, private drivers, gardeners, house guards and the like.
Daily Off Hours – The domestic labor shall be allowed to enjoy a daily rest for at least nine hours a day.
Weekly Rest – The domestic labor may get one day off per week, based on the agreement of the parties in the contract
Medical Care – Medical Care shall be provided to the domestic labor in accordance with the rules and regulations enforced in the Kingdom.
Sick Leave – The domestic labor shall be entitled for a paid sick leave not exceeding thirty days per year upon a medical report proving his/her need for the sick leave.
Upon Renewing the Contract – The domestic labor is entitled for one month paid vacation upon completion of two years of service, and wanted renewal for a similar period.
End of Service Benefits – The domestic labor shall be entitled for end of service award of one month pay, if he/she completed four consecutive years in the service of the employer.
Musaned “Domestic Labor Program”
credits to: Frank Resma / Patnubay / Boses ng OFW and musaned.gov.sa