Urgent.. 8 cases that allow the employer to deduct an amount from the worker's salary

The law regulating the work relationship and its executive regulations stressed the importance of granting the worker his right to receive his wages on the scheduled date and the agreed-upon amount, as long as he performs his work and fulfills his legally stipulated obligations. Or deducting any amount from the worker’s wages, foremost of which is the recovery of loans granted to the worker.

Within the maximum percentage of the monthly deduction from the worker’s wage stipulated in this article, after the worker’s written consent, without any interest, or due to the recovery of the amounts paid to the worker in excess of his right, provided that what is deducted does not exceed (20%) of the wage. It is also possible to deduct an amount from the salary for the purposes of calculating participation in bonuses, retirement pensions, and insurances, in accordance with the legislation in force in the country, or upon the worker’s contributions to the provident fund in the facility, or the loans owed to the fund, approved by the Ministry, or when there are any installments for a social project. or any other benefits or services provided by the employer.

It is approved by the Ministry, provided that the worker agrees in writing to participate in the project. Amounts may also be deducted from the worker, due to the violations he commits in accordance with the sanctions list in force in the facility, approved by the Ministry, and with no more than (5%) five percent of the wage, or due to the existence of debts owed in implementation of a court ruling, and no more than A quarter of the wage owed to the worker.

With the exception of the alimony debt, where more than a quarter of the wage may be deducted, and if there are multiple debts, the amounts to be paid are distributed according to the ranks of the privilege. To the destruction, destruction or loss of tools, machines, products or materials owned by the employer, provided that the deductions do not exceed the wages of (5) five days per month.

It is not permissible to deduct an amount more than that, except upon the approval of the competent court, but if there are multiple reasons for the deduction or deduction from the wage, it is not permissible in all cases, for the percentage of deduction or deduction to exceed (50%) fifty percent of the wage. With regard to the end of service, the ministry clarified that the citizen worker is entitled to an end-of-service gratuity upon the end of his service, in accordance with the legislation regulating pensions and social security in force in the country.

Whoever completed a year or more in continuous service, the end-of-service gratuity upon the end of his service, is calculated according to the basic wage, where the worker receives twenty-one days’ wages for each year of the first five years of service, and thirty days’ wages for each year in excess of that.


Calculation of the end-of-service gratuity for employees with part-time end-of-service patterns, or job-sharing without a full-time work system, is based on the number of working hours mentioned in the work contract per year, divided by the number of working hours in the full-time contract per year, multiplied by 100, equal to the ratio multiplied by The value of the end-of-service gratuity for a full-time employment contract, and the end-of-service gratuity does not apply in the case of temporary employment, if its period is less than one year.