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A number of rights and obligations in DIFC Law No. 4 of 2005, as amended (the DIFC Employment Law) rely upon a daily wage calculation.
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Following the publication of Resolution No.6 of 2017, employers or sponsors of dependants and domestic workers have been given until 31 March 2017 to comply with Dubai Law No. 11 of 2013 (the Dubai Health Insurance Law).
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The DIFC Court of Appeal has dismissed the Appellant's appeal in Frontline Development Partners Limited v Asif Hakim Adil [2016] DIFC CA 006, a decision which could have significant implications for DIFC employers.
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If a company grants an employee access to confidential information, know-how or its customer base, it is usually in the employer's interest to prevent the employee from taking advantage of such knowledge...
Dentons
As part of establishing the new system, the Ministry requires all employment relationships to be governed by new standard form electronic employment contracts (e-Contracts)...
Clyde & Co
In the same week that the President of the United States tweets about the frustrations of his office, and a "twitter row" erupts amongst a famous television personality...
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Emiratisation quotas in the UAE have been in place since 1998 following the introduction of Ministerial Decision No. 10 of 1998 which set an Emiratisation quota of 4% in the banking sector.
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Online registration requirement: As of January 1, 2017, companies with over 1,000 staff must register with Tas'heel online. 'Tas'heel' is the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation service provider, which processes work permits.
Clyde & Co
The promotion of women in the workplace has been on the international corporate agenda for some time.
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Whilst many employers in the UAE will be required to issue standard form contracts (either those by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization, or by a free zone authority)...
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The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) international finance centre has had a healthy start since it opened in 2015 and during the course of 2016 we have seen an increasing number of businesses being registered...
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Under article 28 of the KSA Labour Law (Royal Decree No (D/51) dated 23/8/1426 AH as amended) an employer is under a duty to promote the employment of Saudi disabled employees...
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In the past few months, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has seen the introduction of a Federal Child Rights Law and the subsequent release by the ADEC of a new Child Protection Policy.
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Managing workplace harassment, discrimination and bullying is an increasingly topical issue in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as employers are encountering complaints of this nature more frequently.
Clyde & Co
It has recently been announced that a MoU has been entered into between Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA) and the Dispute Resolution Authority (DRA) in the Dubai International Financial Centre.
Kennedys
The Federal Ministry of Human Resource & Emiratisation has issued Ministerial Decree No (739) of 2016 concerning the protection of wages (the New Decree).
Gowling WLG
On 29 September 2016, it was reported that the UAE President and ruler of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nayan, has decreed that maternity leave for government employees...
Dentons
The Minister of Human Resources & Emiratisation recently issued Ministerial Decision No. 739/2016 on the Protection of Wages to ensure employees' wages are fully paid...
Clyde & Co
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (the Ministry) recently announced three key changes to the resolutions regarding Emiratisation which will come into effect from 1 January 2017.
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Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum predicted that by 2020, five million net jobs would have been lost as a result of technological advances, automation and robotics.
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Clyde & Co
Following the publication of Resolution No.6 of 2017, employers or sponsors of dependants and domestic workers have been given until 31 March 2017 to comply with Dubai Law No. 11 of 2013 (the Dubai Health Insurance Law).
ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY
If a company grants an employee access to confidential information, know-how or its customer base, it is usually in the employer's interest to prevent the employee from taking advantage of such knowledge...
Clyde & Co
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (the Ministry) recently announced three key changes to the resolutions regarding Emiratisation which will come into effect from 1 January 2017.
Clyde & Co
This article sets out the impact of the changes from a practical perspective and considers a few notable consequences for healthcare employers as a result of the new contracts issued by the MOL.
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With the end of the school year imminent, this article explores some of the issues relating to termination of employment in the education sector, both by the education institution and by the employee.
Clyde & Co
The DIFC Court of Appeal has dismissed the Appellant's appeal in Frontline Development Partners Limited v Asif Hakim Adil [2016] DIFC CA 006, a decision which could have significant implications for DIFC employers.
Kennedys
The UAE Ministry of Labour ("the Ministry") has issued a new set of rules promulgated through new Ministerial Decrees:
Clyde & Co
Emiratisation quotas in the UAE have been in place since 1998 following the introduction of Ministerial Decision No. 10 of 1998 which set an Emiratisation quota of 4% in the banking sector.
Kennedys
Readers may recall that in February 2015 we published an article on the decision of the High Court of England & Wales in Obrascon Huarte Lain SA v. Attorney General for Gibraltar, and commented that court decisions interpreting the FIDIC terms of contract are not often seen ..
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A new law which is designed to enhance investors' trust in Dubai may also have a welcome effect in protecting employees from certain forms of whistleblowing.
Clyde & Co
On 20 July 2015, the UAE announced its adoption of a Federal Law, Law No 2 of 2015 on Preventing Discrimination and Hatred.
Kennedys
The Federal Ministry of Human Resource & Emiratisation has issued Ministerial Decree No (739) of 2016 concerning the protection of wages (the New Decree).
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