In line with the initiative launched by the UAE government, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) announced measures to enable expatriates to leave the country and return to homeland on an early leave. Here are answers to the most common questions in this regard.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has affirmed that end of service remuneration is not calculated on the basis of the additional agreement to the contract. An employee is entitled to a gratuity, which is calculated on the basis of the salary mentioned in the contract before it is reduced as per an additional agreement to the contract as stated under Resolution 279 observed during the implementation of the precautionary measures taken to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The Ministry announced support packages aimed at enhancing job stability of citizens working in various economic sectors, especially those most affected by economic repercussions and challenges imposed by the precautionary measures of the Coronavirus.
The Midday break rule period, which started on June 15, prohibiting any outdoor labour work between 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm across the UAE - will end on Wednesday (Sept.15).
The Hijri New Year holiday has been decided to be on Muharram 1, 1444 AH and the corresponding date in the Gregorian calendar.
Under the new resolution, the MoHRE will implement a series of administrative procedures against establishments that do not follow the provisions of the Wages Protection System.
It stipulates that the recruitment or employment of a domestic helper under the age of 18 is prohibited. The law grants the domestic helper the right to transfer to a new employer
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) announced that Saturday, (Oct.8, 2022), 12th Rabi Al Awwal 1444, will be a paid holiday for the private sector in honour of Prophet Mohammed’s (PBUH) birthday.
According to the resolution, if the establishment undertakes fake Emiratisation related to Nafis’ initiatives and programmes, an administrative fine of no less than Dhs20,000 and not more than Dhs100,000 for each Emirati employee will be imposed.