The rapid pace in which changes are being implemented in response to the Covid-19 outbreak in the GCC and the different requirements per jurisdiction are becoming challenging for companies to keep up. In this webinar, we discuss the latest government initiatives which have been announced across the GCC in response to Covid-19 and what they mean for employers in Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar and the UAE.

Topics covered include:

  • Managing home working
  • How to implement paid and unpaid leave
  • What is furloughing and does it apply in the Middle East?
  • Salary reductions
  • Are companies allowed to make redundancies?

For a detailed update on the latest measures across the GCC, click here.

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