CROSSROADS ARABIA: A novel approach to solving Saudi Arabia’s ‘national employment’ issue has been suggested by a writer on an Arabic daily
CROSSROADS ARABIA: The Saudi authorities appear to have shut down the Hafiz programme launched with much fanfare last November
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Life’s getting tougher for expatriate workers in Saudi Arabia.
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Saudi looks to drop individual employee sponsorship to end rules “so complicated no one knows what’s going on”.
CROSSROADS ARABIA: How can Saudi Arabia can continue its system of hiring foreign workers that treats some as slaves – and what is the solution?
CROSSROADS ARABIA: Philippine, Indonesia making “illogical” demands over the pay and conditions their citizens will receive – Saudi Labor Ministry.
CROSSROADS ARABIA: These jobs are all critical to society – they are honest jobs. The one thing they don’t carry, however, is status.
ROB L. WAGNER: There is no proscription in the Quran of women in the workplace but the existing guardianship laws are a major obstacle.
ABU MUHAMMED: The only thing stopping Saudi from becoming a superpower is Saudi. A nation cannot truly be great until it can educate its own.
ROB L. WAGNER: “We find ourselves sometimes forced to hire Saudis who aren’t qualified,” Jaad says, noting that some Saudis simply walk off the job without finishing their contract…