Tens of thousands of people marched Sunday in cities around Europe for May Day protests to honour workers and shame governments into doing more for their citizens.
The ministry clarified that in the event of the worker's contract termination, he must be paid a cash allowance equal to the balance of his legally due annual leave, in accordance with the basic wage.
The PCLA Chairman highlighted the workers’ awareness and training programme, a project that the Committee introduced in 2016 in collaboration with the Middle East Centre for Training and Development.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s approval of the amendments to the Labour law, granting the employees in the private sector a paid leave to care for the child,
In its initial phase, the Excellence Cards will be given to 15 major national and international companies that won 4- and 5-star ratings in the fourth edition of the Taqdeer Award in 2020 as well as the 50,000 workers of these companies.
The new decree-law seeks to enhance the elasticity, resilience and sustainability of the labour market nationwide, as well as ensure protection of workers' rights.
The new Federal decree on labour relations in the private sector is very praiseworthy, a well-accomplished feat that was long awaited. It sets at rest any doubt about gender parity where wages are concerned, nips the thought of exploitation
Under the new law, which will be effective from Feb.2, 2022, working women in the private sector will be entitled to a maternity leave of 45 days on full pay plus 15 more days at 50 per cent pay.
The amendments offer special benefits for people of determination in order to enhance their benefit and participation in this vital sector.