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Hassan Elhais
Question: If the company I work for is in the free zone of Abu Dhabi, does the UAE's labour law apply? If not, then what are my rights as an employee?
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
A new anti-harassment law in Saudi Arabia has significant implications for employers in the Kingdom. Marc Saroufim, Head of Corporate in Saudi Arabia at BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP examines key considerations.
STA Law Firm
Compassion and acceptance is a widely growing element of the regulations around us. They are making the workplaces fairer
Hassan Elhais
Authorities in Sharjah and Ajman have raised concerns about the rising deaths and injuries among workers at their worksites.
Clyde & Co
The UAE's Vision 2021 strategy includes a number of goals to promote 'Emiratisation', with a key aim being to have fifty percent of the UAE national workforce employed in the private sector by 2021.
Al Tamimi & Company
Companies such as Uber, Airbnb and Deliveroo, have become international household names over the past few years.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With the increasing use of social media, employers need policies which provide guidelines and recommendations for their employees when using it. As a rule, social media platforms are always viewed as public activities.
STA Law Firm
An employee of either private or public company are entitled to 90 days of sick leave, but it will apply after three months' probation period.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
So you've moved to Dubai and you've landed a sweet new job. You're telling your mates about all the great perks – but as you compare notes with your fellow expats, you soon realise you might...
Clyde & Co
There is increased awareness amongst companies and individuals to consider their responsibility and the role they can play in the treatment of low-income migrant workers.
Clyde & Co
The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MHRE) has recently issued Ministerial Resolution No.31 of 2018 Introducing Part-Time Employment Contract System ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Two new sets of regulations have come into effect recently. The first regulation impacts work-permit application fees for all businesses operating in onshore (non-free zone) the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has recently implemented a decision, signed by Naser Bin Thani Al Hameli, the Minister of Human Resource and Emiratisation ...
Hassan Elhais
UAE law guarantees the safety of employees during work and obligates the employers to ensure an appropriate work environment that guarantees the safety of workers.
Clyde & Co
The Dubai International Financial Centre Authority has published a consultation paper on replacing DIFC Law No. 4 of 2005, as amended, with DIFC Law No.6 of 2018.
STA Law Firm
Teleworking, also known as telecommuting, means working from a place outside the traditional office with the help of modern technology to keep in touch with your business
Clyde & Co
Teleworking is the concept of using information and communication technology to work remotely from an employee's normal place of work, whether on a daily, weekly or monthly part-time or full-time basis.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
This guide offers the reader a comprehensive overview of employee monitoring in the UAE, highlighting what merits an employer has to monitor their employee.
Clyde & Co
New legislation has been published by the Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation (MHRE) which may impact companies' grading and compliance requirements within the existing classification system.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Business practices are changing. Markets are becoming more global and employees are on the move around the world. Employees are key assets driving sales, productivity and profit over different markets.
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STA Law Firm
Compassion and acceptance is a widely growing element of the regulations around us. They are making the workplaces fairer
Hassan Elhais
Authorities in Sharjah and Ajman have raised concerns about the rising deaths and injuries among workers at their worksites.
STA Law Firm
An employee of either private or public company are entitled to 90 days of sick leave, but it will apply after three months' probation period.
Al Tamimi & Company
Companies such as Uber, Airbnb and Deliveroo, have become international household names over the past few years.
Clyde & Co
The UAE's Vision 2021 strategy includes a number of goals to promote 'Emiratisation', with a key aim being to have fifty percent of the UAE national workforce employed in the private sector by 2021.
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...
HHS Lawyers & Legal Consultants
And by virtue of Law No.8 of the Federal Law of 1980, probation period for employees cannot exceed a period of six months.
Clyde & Co
On 5 December 2017, over 17 years after the 1st edition, the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) published the second editions of its Rainbow Suite of contracts.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
With the increasing use of social media, employers need policies which provide guidelines and recommendations for their employees when using it. As a rule, social media platforms are always viewed as public activities.
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
Last year, the Ministry of Labor kicked off 2016 issuing a comprehensive set of rules to shape stronger relationships between workers and employers throughout the UAE.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
So you've moved to Dubai and you've landed a sweet new job. You're telling your mates about all the great perks – but as you compare notes with your fellow expats, you soon realise you might...
STA Law Firm
Teleworking, also known as telecommuting, means working from a place outside the traditional office with the help of modern technology to keep in touch with your business
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