UAE's latest labour rules would make sure that employees are treated well said businesses

January 12, 2016
Owners of small businesses had given a vigilant welcome to the modifications to labour regulation. The changes target to make the recruiting process much more transparent and make sure that the employees are being paid correctly. It also permits an employee to leave a firm within their period of probation, without incurring ban on visa or penalty, making it easy for the workers to switch jobs.

UAE’s latest labour rules would make sure that employees are treated well said businesses

According to the Assistant Undersecretary, Labour Affairs, Labour Ministry, Humaid Bin Deemas, in the circumstances that any of the party had decided to finish fixed term contract during period of renewal, they should begin by giving notification to other party before the termination date, not less than a month and not more than three months.

He also said that those individuals who had decided to end their contract should complete their notice period then should pay agreed remaining amounts not more than the entire remuneration of three month’s salary, this will apply to both sides.

According to him, the three latest rules than make sure a balanced, stable and transparent working  relationship between the workers and the employers, are on contractual basis accepted between both the parties in line with labour rule and regulations, that also enable them the right for ending relationship any time.

An employee or an employer could jointly terminate the job contract after six months. In any circumstances, the party decides to end the job unilaterally they should be obliged to face entire illegal effects. Workers in the categories of skills one to three would not face six-month job ban shall they seek to move to new employer after finishing their notice period.

The fourth and fifth category workers can move to some other employer after completing the period of six months with their present company.

The complete rules could be read on the website of the Ministry of Labour.

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