Nov 11, 2019
Saudi Arabia's Domestic Workers are entitled for ESB, Weekly Off and Sick Leaves
Human Rights Commission in Saudi Arabia has introduced new rules and regulations for domestic workers, related to contractual, financial and health rights of the domestic workers in the Kingdom.
The Human Rights Commission (HRC) on its Twitter said it was not allowed to employ domestic workers in a job that threatens them, their health, safety and dignity.
- Domestic workers in Saudi Arabia are entitled to get "End of Service Benefits (ESB)", They are also entitled to get a rest day (Weekly once), and paid sick leave for one month every year.
- Recently, Bangladesh called for one of its citizen, who is employed as domestic worker in Saudi Arabia to return to home country after she uploaded a tearful video of her alleging abuse at the hands of her sponsor.
- According to the statistics of last year, There are more than 2.5 million domestic workers in Saudi Arabia.