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Name: Order No. 81 of 2014 on Unemployment Insurance.
Country: Saudi Arabia
Subject(s): Unemployment benefit
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2014-02-14
Entry into force:
ISN: SAU-2014-R-99713
Bibliography: Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in Arabic Umm Al-Qura, Saudi Arabia, P. 6 - P. 7 PDF in Arabic PDF in Arabic (consulted on 2015-08-03)
Abstract/Citation: Those who have lost their jobs will be entitled to up to 12 months of compensation, set at a rate of 60 % of the employee's average salary earned over the previous three years for the first three months and then 50 % for the following nine months.
All Saudi workers in both the private and public sectors will be charged 1% of their monthly salary as a compulsory contribution and their employer will pay the same amount.
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