The ministry has announced that the midday break rule period, which started on June 15, 2020, prohibiting any outdoor labour work between 12:30pm and 3:00pm, will end on Sept.15, 2020.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation affirmed that it will not impose any fines on the persons whose regular or temporary work permits expired on the first of April and for a period of three months (the end of June), to facilitate the workers and companies affected by the precautionary and preventive measures to limit the spread of the new Coronavirus (Covid-19) ).
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has asserted that employees of the private sector are entitled to transfer forward 60 days of their annual leave to the next year or when it is possible for that.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has affirmed that the time a worker spends in moving between his place of residence and worksite is counted within working hours only in three cases.
Sheikh Mansour welcomed the meeting’s participants and thanked the Central Bank of the UAE for its efforts to support the banking sector’s financial stability.
Dr. Abdul Rahman Abdulmanan Al Awar, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, issued a decision no. 318 for 2022 regarding bank guarantee and workers’ rights insurance. The decision, which was published in the recent issue of the Official Gazette, shall take effect from the date of issuance on June 27, 2022.
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.
The total number of private companies, which joined “Nafis” platform, has increased by 597 since early January, 2023 with 24 companies on daily basis, bringing the total number to 7,614 so far, comparing to 7,017 by end of 2022.
Companies with 50 or more employees are targeted to raise their Emiratisation rate by 2% of their overall skilled jobs. Fines for failure to achieve the Emiratisation target will come into force on Jan.1, 2023, as an Dhs72,000 annual contribution will be imposed for every UAE national not appointed.
The MoHRE resolution stipulates controls for compliance with the Emiratisation systems, job advertisements, and employer obligations when hiring a UAE national, and in return, enabling the national to perform his/her work and obligations.