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Rights & Obligations of Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia

Just like any job or profession, domestic workers have certain rights and obligations. If you are planning to apply for a domestic worker job in Saudi Arabia, it helps to know these specific provisions involved with the job, especially if you will be working for a Saudi employer. ALSO READ: Saudi Arabia Lowers Cost of Hiring Filipino [...]

Rights & Obligations of Employers of Domestic Workers

In Saudi Arabia, domestic workers are those who provide domestic service directly or indirectly to the employer and his/her family members. These include household service workers, private drivers, gardeners, house security guards, and other similar jobs. ALSO READ: Saudi Arabia Lowers Cost of Hiring Filipino Domestic Workers If you are planning to hire a domestic worker anytime [...]

Saudi Arabia Lowers Cost of Hiring Filipino Domestic Workers

For those who are looking to hire domestic workers from the Philippines, we have good news! The Ministry of Labor and Social Development (MLSD) in Saudi Arabia has recently lowered the recruitment charges for Filipino domestic workers by half. ALSO READ: Different Types of Saudi Arabia Visa Citing ministry sources, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported that [...]

Filipina Domestic Worker Executed in Saudi Arabia

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has confirmed that a 39-year-old Filipino household service worker was executed for murder in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, January 29. ALSO READ: OFWS Arrested at Halloween Party in Riyadh According to the agency, the Supreme Judicial Council in the Kingdom considered the Filipina’s case “as one in which blood money [...]

For several decades now, many Filipinos have sought jobs in Saudi Arabia. Some of them work as domestic workers or house service workers (HSWs) in the Kingdom. In 2013, the two countries signed an agreement that focused on the welfare and protection of these workers. The historic agreement was signed by officials from the Department [...]