Wage Protection Laws

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Wage Protection Laws

Laws at the state or federal level protecting an employee's right to be paid. Examples of wage protection laws include minimum wage statutes, laws protecting vacation pay and laws that put employee wages ahead of other creditors if the company goes bankrupt. Wage protection laws are often controversial.
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RIYADH: ARAB NEWSThe Ministry of Labor has stopped its electronic services to 138 big companies that have a work force of more than 3,000 for not complying with the wage protection law.
According to the ministry, in sectors of employment where the 13th salary is usually paid, the law considers the second salary paid every December as part of the worker's annual salary, making non-payment a violation of Article 35(I) 2007 of the Wage Protection Law.
Actions in Connection with the Wage Protection Law (Article 261