Tag: Labor Law

UAE compliance: what businesses need to know

There’s one thing that businesses around the world have in common: they all have to comply with various commercial laws and regulations. This is no different for companies operating in the UAE region.  Business laws are implemented to protect employee and consumer rights, ensure safety and govern commercial markets....
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Probation period in the UAE

If you’re on the lookout for a job in the UAE or just started working at a new organization, you must have come across the term ‘Probation Period’. The concept of probation is just like any other relationship. The first few months go by assessing whether you’re qualified enough...
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How to legally terminate an employment contract without notice

Laying off an employee can have many legal implications and consequences. There are a few cases where you can terminate an employee without notice. Whether a contract is limited or unlimited, an employer can terminate an employee without any notice due to the following reasons as stated by Article...
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Annual leave and public holidays in the UAE – know them all

Annual leave is a highly popular topic. Employees are usually unaware of the privileges they’re entitled to when working a full-time job. Questions usually arise around the topics of paid leave, rights of employees, official holidays and more. Leave Entitlements Every employee is entitled to leave based on the...
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New Laws Approved to Improve Quality of Life in the UAE

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his cabinet approved a national strategy aiming to improve the wellbeing of the UAE by 2031. The plan consists of 90 projects related to physical, psychological and digital health along with modifications to medical liability, product patents and designs to...
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