UAE Labour Law is applicable for all workers, not simply outsourced employees who are are employed and working in the UAE.
Mission of UAE Labour Law
“Organise the labour market to strengthen the participation of the emirates in the labor force, realize the protection and flexibility in the labour market, and attract skilled workers through a comprehensive system of policies and regulations, enforcement, institutional partnerships and effective service delivery” Ministry of Labour.
The UAE labor law covers employer-employee relationships and as a general rule is governed by the Labor Law of 1980. This is composed of 193 Articles. As it’s a federal enactment, the UAE labour law applies throughout the UAE.
Most employees based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi have questions relating to specific areas of the labour law.We have found the most common questions for outsourcing agencies and outsourced employees in Dubai and Abu Dhabi are:
-Basic + Allowances
-Gratuity and end of service benefits
-Medical Insurance in Abu Dhabi and the differences compared with Dubai
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