Posted by : Aahil Shaik
Saturday, May 21, 2022
60-Days notice period required to End the Work Contract clarifies Ministry of Human Resources
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in Saudi Arabia has confirmed that a worker must inform his employer about his intention to end the work contract at least 60 days before, in case of the contract is unlimited and the worker receives his salary on monthly basis.
In case if the worker is not receiving his salary on monthly basis, it is required for a worker to inform his employer about the end of the contract within a period of not less than 30 days.
1. The ministry further clarified that, in case of ending the work contract on a genuine reason and one of the parties does not comply with the notice period, material compensation must be paid to the affected party, equal to the salary of the worker during the notice period.
2. In case of the contract is ended for an unlawful reason and does not include a specific compensation and the duration of the contract is unlimited, a material compensation estimated with 15 days salary shall be paid for each year of service, given that the compensation is not less than the salaries of two months, added the ministry.