The UAE is about to introduce a brand new legislation permitting private-sector workers to work versatile hours.
The adjustments led by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Al Nahyan beneath the Federal Decree-Regulation No 33 of 2021 – the decree which oversees non-public sector employment relations – are set to happen in February 2022.
Dr Abdulrahman Al Awar, Minister of Human Assets and Emiratisation, outlined the adjustments in a press release.
“Within the condensed-hours mannequin, if an worker works 40 hours every week as per the contract, he can now carry out the 40 hours in three days,” he mentioned.
Nevertheless, he highlighted that each the employer and worker wanted to succeed in an settlement within the signed contract.
HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, issued a Federal Decree-Regulation No. 33 of 2021 concerning the Regulation of Labour Relations, relevant to the non-public sector’s institutions, employers, and employees, efficient from February 2, 2022.#MOHRE #UAE pic.twitter.com/IRrTheeLd0
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“Within the shared-jobs mannequin, two folks can do the identical job and break up the pay however solely after agreeing with the employer,” he defined.
The introduction to the brand new legal guidelines was to assist workers get pleasure from a extra versatile work-life stability.
“The adjustments carry flexibility to the legislation to permit extra amendments sooner or later, in response to any updates, and also will appeal to certified workers to the nation,” the Minister added.
“We’re making ready for the subsequent 50 years via a community of legal guidelines and legislations that reply to the necessities of this vital stage within the nation’s historical past.”
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