Employee Salary Deduction Rules in KSA
Congratulation to all expatriates living in Saudi Arabia. Now there are rules if an employer deducts your salary without any solid reason. If your company or Kafeel deducted your salary without any reason not mentioned in Saudi Labor Law. You can submit a request to the Commission of Settlement of Labor Disputes.
Submit Request on Salary Deduction in Saudi Arabia to CSLD
Perfect rules in the perfect Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Everyone is happy with the rules and new implementation. Thanks to the government of Saudi Arabia. Each employee, HR office Manager, and Labor office Head in your company can submit a request to the Commission of Settlement of Labor Disputes due to salary delay or deduction without a reaction.
A company or employer or Kafeel should have a solid reason once they are about to deduct the employee salary. Now they can as per Saudi Labor Law. There is should be solid and must be written on the Saudi Labor Law Consent.
If you are delaying your labor salary and providing them a low salary as mentioned in their agreement. Then are strict rules against it. However, if there is a reason and it is written in the Saudi Labor Law then you are legally doing this.
Let me say, why they did do this? They knew it for years but thanks to the government even they noticed and implement such laws against the bad or irresponsible employers. The Kafeel or company should pay on time if they cant simply send them back to their home countries. At least that way they will find another way to earn and live happily.
There were thousands of laborers working in KSA for years. Most of them are Pakistani, Indians, Bangladeshi, Philippines, etc. I heard the stories that even their employer are not paying for them for almost six months.
But now they can legally submit an appeal and take their money from the employer. If the employer doesn’t pay on time or deduct salary there are huge fines for the thousand of SAR they will pay.