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  1. Saudi Arabia - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 81 of 2014 on Unemployment Insurance. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 2014-09-01 | SAU-2014-R-99713

    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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