United Arab Emirates ; Decision to unite public and private work system

Employees will receive the same type of leave and will have the option to choose flexible, part-time and temporary work models in both government agencies and the private sector.

Abu Dhabi (Urdu Point Latest Newspaper. December 14, 2021) It has been decided to unite the system of public and private work in the United Arab Emirates. Will unify the system. According to the Gulf Times, from February 2, 2022, employees will receive the same type of leave and will have the option to choose flexible, part-time and temporary work models in both federal government agencies and the private sector, the new federal decree said. Under Law No. 47 of 2021, only limited contracts will apply in the UAE labor market, and employees across the country will also be protected under anti-discrimination provisions that require employers to recognize race, color, sex, religion and nationality. , Prohibit recruitment on the basis of social origin, or disability.
The new provisions, approved by UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, are part of the UAE’s largest legislative reform with 40 new laws aimed at moving the country forward over the next five decades. To determine During a media briefing, UAE Minister for Human Resources and Dr Abdul Rahman Al-Awar said that the purpose of the Unified General Provisions is to create a flexible and competitive workplace that protects the rights of employees in a balanced manner across the country, uniting the two sectors. With the goal of creating a cohesive, sustainable and efficient work environment in a rapidly changing world after epidemics, the Ministry last month called for increasing the resilience of the private sector in the post-epidemic world. With major reforms, the UAE announced a new labor law, the general provisions that bring both the private and public sectors under the same rules.

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