Workplace Discrimination and Sexual Harassment: An Emerging Area of Law in KSA and the UAE?

    View Authors October 2018
    Workplace discrimination and sexual harassment are developing areas of law in the Middle East region. The laws across the GCC regulating these issues are currently much more limited than those that exist in other, more developed jurisdictions. 

    However, recent developments in the UAE and KSA signal a shift towards more importance being placed on these workplace issues and we expect to see further regulation in the coming years. In this article, we outline the changes and consider what they mean for employers in the region.