Labour And Employment Law In Saudi Arabia
Helping you understand and apply the labour and employment laws in your organization with confidence
20 – 21 October 2014
Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre
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Overview

This two day course will provide the delegates with a solid  knowledge of KSA labour law and an employer’s obligation towards employees.  As a result of attending the course, delegates will learn the framework for employing and terminating employees as well as the potential liability arising out of termination.

Content
  • Registering as an employer
  • Immigration considerations
  • Recruitment- Nitiquat and Hafiz system
  • Termination of employment
  • Social security
  • Employment disputes
  • Resignation
  • Visa cancellation
  • Saudisation
  • Company policies
  • All kinds of leaves
Who Should Attend

This course will be highly beneficial for those working in the HR role as well as company secretaries and legal heads that have had minimal formal training in labour law and wish to consolidate their experience in the region.  In addition it would also benefit in-house counsel and lawyers who have recently been transferred to the KSA region

Benefits Of Attending
  1. Understand the labour and immigration framework in KSA
  2. Manage and fulfil the requirements to hire KSA nationals
  3. Learn the process for effecting lawful termination of employment
Course Director

    Sara Khoja
    Partner, Employment & Incentives
    Clyde & Co LLP, Dubai

    Sara qualified in England and Wales in 2002 and specialises in employment law. She joined Clyde and Co’s Dubai office in 2008 where she provides employment advice for the Middle East region, in particular the Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council member states.

    She has worked with multinational clients in a variety of sectors but with a primary focus on the hospitality, the technology media and telecommunications, the professional services and the insurance sectors. Sara provides advice on all aspects of employment law, including recruitment, termination, terms and conditions of employment (benefits, bonuses, and remuneration), and the application of quotas and training requirements for the employment of nationals in various AGCC countries.

    Sara also has a particular focus on multi-jurisdictional projects (including covering restructures, sales of a business as a going concern and employee status issues) as well as issues arising out of employee mobilisation/international assignments and including the territorial reach of UK employment law.

    Sara regularly presents at seminars and workshops as part of Clyde and Co’s regular client programme; and at external events organised by various business councils and HR consultancy firms. She has written for a number of publications, including the New Law Journal, Asian Counsel, Solicitors Journal, and Personnel Today. She is also regularly quoted in publications such as Gulf News, Gulf Business, and Emirates 24/7.

    She has contributed UAE chapters to the International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook (published by Kluwer Law International and the IBA); Corporate Immigration (published by the Oxford University Press) and Compensating Mobile Executives (published by Taxmann).



Venue and Accommodation

    Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre

    Manama, Bahrain


    Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre, Manama, Bahrain

    In the heart of Manama, our hotel is part of Bahrain City Centre, a popular mall with hundreds of stores, an indoor water park, and a 20-screen cinema. Bahrain International Airport (BAH) and the F1 circuit are 15 and 20 minutes away, respectively.

    More than 600 square metres of versatile function space comprise elegant venues that are ideal for conferences, meetings, banquets, and social events. Also within the hotel's contemporary design are upscale restaurants and exercise facilities.


    Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre
    Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Highway
    Al Seef Manama
    Bahrain

    Tel +973 1 717 1111

    http://www.starwoodhotels.com/lemeridien/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=4127/

    Accommodation

    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517
    E: hospitality@informa.com


    VISAS

    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.


Course Fees
Date Course Fee Before
4 August 2014
Course Fee Before
25 August 2014
Final Fee
20 – 21 October 2014
(BC5493)
US$ 2,495 US$ 2,695 US$ 2,795
Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
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