Riyadh: According to local media, Ahmad Al-Rajhi, the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, revealed that by 2022, 37% of women would be participating in the labour force.
On Monday, January 9, Al-Rajhi said this in his opening remarks at the 12th Social Dialogue Forum in Riyadh.
Al-Rajhi reaffirmed the Ministry’s commitment to upholding the labour law and its partners’ importance as a factor in success, growth, and empowerment.
According to the sources, Al-Rajhi reviewed the most notable figures attained in 2022 and stated that 2.2 million Saudis work in the private sector, which is the highest number in the world.
2.2 million Saudis work in the private sector, which is the highest number in Saudi history, and 37% of women participated in the labour market in 2022, according to the sources. Al-Rajhi reviewed the most notable figures that were achieved during the year 2022.
He added that in 2022, there would be more than 550,000 employed male and female citizens.
Saudi minister stated that these actions were taken in addition to establishments’ 98 percent adherence to work rules and regulations, 80 percent adherence to wage protection, 3.8 million work contracts that were documented, and a 74% increase in the rate of amicable resolution of labour disputes.