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Ministerial decree to assure wages punctual payment starts Monday (Oct 3rd)

by Helen Barrett in CBD Insights

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation started implementing the newly launched wages protection decree today (October 3rd), the decree, which was launched by H.E Saqr Ghobash, the Minister, ensures employees’ full payment of their salaries on time. Maher Al-Obed, Assistant Undersecretary for the Inspections Sector, pointed out “The decree fairly contributes towards labour market…

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UAE workers push for longer maternity leave at private firms

by CBD in CBD Insights

DUBAI // Private companies are feeling the pressure from employees to extend maternity leave from the 45 days provided under the Labour Law. Omnicom Media Group Mena is the latest to increase leave to 90 days after pressure from its staff to give more support to mothers. Warda Amrani, a digital account manager at the…

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Eid al Adha Break for UAE Private Sector

by CBD in CBD Insights

The Eid Al Adha break for UAE private sector workers will be take place from Sunday, September 11 to Tuesday, September 13, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation tweeted. And public sector workers will be on holiday from Sunday, September 11 to Sunday, September 18, Sheikh Mohammed has announced on his Twitter account. The…