The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in Saudi Arabia launched the first initiatives of the Saudi Community Fund under the name “Our Food One”, in order to help all affected families of citizens and expatriate workers in Saudi Arabia in all regions and governorates of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia due to the outbreak of the Corona virus, and to alleviate the existing crisis Currently in Saudi Arabia by distributing food baskets. And began to allocate 250 million riyals for the first stage and distribute more than 142 thousand food baskets to families in need, both citizens and residents alike.
In a related context, the community fund in Saudi Arabia seeks through this new initiative to help the groups most affected by the threat of the Corona virus epidemic, from the poor, people with disabilities, widows, divorcees, families of prisoners and the elderly, and ensure the stability of their conditions, and provide a decent living for them, and support and support them in overcoming the crisis .
It should be noted that the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia earlier launched the community fund supported by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in Saudi Arabia, as well as a number of entities with a capital of 500 million riyals, in order to activate social responsibility for the non-profit sector In the Corona Virus Crisis in Saudi Arabia, and to enhance national participation in all crises and disasters, and to support all government efforts in mitigating the effects of the Corona virus in Saudi Arabia.
On the other hand, the Saudi Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Dr. Abdullah Abuthanin, revealed in an interview with "Al-Mukhtasar News" this morning, three options that facilitate the employees of companies affected by the repercussions of the prevention of the emerging corona virus "Covid 19".
The Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Social Development of Saudi Arabia, Dr. Abdullah Abuthannin emphasized that the recent decision to regulate contractual relations for workers requires that the establishment demonstrate that it is damaged by the measures to prevent corona and not receive support from the state, explaining that the decision came to activate the situation of force majeure within the labor law.
The Saudi Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Dr. Abdullah Abuthanin, explained that the Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development allowed the two parties to the relationship, and within six months of the decision of the regulatory authority in the Kingdom, to gradually take the following three measures:
- Exhaustion of the annual leave days due for a paid employee.
Alignment of remuneration in line with the actual working hours of the worker in the new circumstances.
Take unpaid leave of a maximum of 20 calendar days per month.