Saudi Human Resource Ministry raises allowed workplace attendance to 75%

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Riyadh, June 21 (BNA): The percentage for allowed attendance at workplaces, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) shall not exceed 75 per cent of the total employees of governmental bodies, beginning from Sunday June 29 2020, according to a statement announced by an official source, at the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development.

Abidance by preventive protocols shall be observed by the public sector units to combat the pandemic spread, with flexible working timetable in practice, allowing three different times for punching on 07:30am, 08:30am and 09:30am, local time, while non-attending employees shall keep teleworking, in addition to those highly vulnerable to contract the virus, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Preventive and precautionary measures shall be abide by all employees of both public and private sectors, otherwise applicable penalties set forth, shall be imposed on the offenders, the source reasserted.