M. Al-Rajhi issues a ministerial decision to raise the minimum wage calculation for Saudis

His Excellency the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Eng. Ahmed bin Sulaiman Al-Rajhi issued a ministerial decision to raise the minimum wage calculation for Saudis in (ranges) from 3,000 to 4,000 riyals.

According to what was stated in the decision, “for the Saudi worker to be calculated in the nationalization percentage calculated in the” Nitaqat “program by one worker, his monthly wage is not less than (4,000 riyals).

The Saudi worker whose monthly wage is equal to (3,000 riyals) is calculated by only half of the Emiratisation percentage calculated in the “Nitaqat” program.

A Saudi worker whose monthly wage is less than (3,000 riyals) shall not be counted in the nationalization percentage calculated in the “Nitaqat” program.

A Saudi worker whose monthly wage is more than (3,000 riyals) and less than (4,000 riyals) is calculated by only half of the Emiratisation percentage calculated in the “Nitaqat” program.

Part-time workers are also calculated in the Saudization percentage calculated in the “Nitaqat” program with half of a Saudi worker for the entity he works for, provided that social insurance contributions are paid with a minimum monthly wage of (3,000 riyals), and it is not calculated in the percentage of Emiratisation. Has more than two entities.

Flexible work system employees are calculated in the nationalization percentage calculated in the “Nitaqat” program by one-third of a Saudi worker for the entity he works for, on the condition that he complete a total of (168) working hours and pay social insurance contributions.