The Ministry Of Labour Tweeted About Paid Holidays And They Made Some Interesting Revelations

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Officially known as the Ministry of Labour and Social Development, the ministry runs a pretty active twitter page.

Recently, it tweeted some pretty important rights that those working in the private sector should now about in English and Arabic. And, boy we are happy.

For Eid Al Adha and Eid Al Fitr, employees are entitled to four days of holiday.

While it is well known the Saudi National Day is a holiday, there is normally a question on everyone's minds that what if the National Day falls on a weekend.

Well for such situation the ministry clarified on its tweets that employees the day preceeding it or the one following it will be given as a holiday.

The tweet also mentions that National Day holiday will not be given if it coincides with Eid holidays.

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Mohammed Mirza

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