UAE Labour Law – The New Clause: Abrogation of maximum (3) three years term of the labour contract

On 15 September 2022 the UAE government issued a Federal Degree Law No. 14 of 2022 “the Amendment”, concerning the amendment of some provisions of Federal Decree Law No. 33 of 2021 on Regulation of Labour Relations.…

What you need to know: The recent Unemployment Insurance Law No. 13 of 2022

On 15 September 2022 the UAE government issued a Federal Degree Law No. 13 of 2022 concerning Unemployment Insurance (“the Law”), which came into force on 29 September 2022 and applied to all workers (UAE…

Update on the Major Overhaul of UAE Legislation with effect from February 2022

In celebrating its landmark 50th anniversary, the UAE has introduced various legislative changes reinforcing its position as a market leader in the region. The new legislation requires additional compliance from businesses and thus, we at…

Everything You Need to Know about End of Service Gratuity in the UAE

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The End of Service Gratuity (‘EOS’) is a benefit granted by the UAE Federal Law no. 8 of 1980, as amended (‘Employment Law’) to the expatriate workforce in the private sector. Consequently, the benefit applies…

Влияние COVID-19 на трудовые отношения между работодателем и работником в ОАЭ и DIFC

Что происходит?  Первый случай коронавирусной инфекции (широко известной как COVID-19) был зарегистрирован в ОАЭ 29 января 2020 года. Далее, правительство ОАЭ предприняло некоторые меры с целью предупреждения возможного распространения вируса, которые повлияли на частный сектор.…

FICHTE WEBINAR: COVID-19 and Employment Law in the UAE

Free Live Webinar To help employers and employees better understand the current developments, including some temporary measures introduced in the UAE, Fichte & Co recently hosted a free live webinar. Our Associate, DR. Laura Voda…

Things to Know about the “Early Leave” Initiative in UAE

Note: In continuation of our previous article, the NEW Ministerial Resolution on Employment and COVID 19 1. What is the “Early Leave” Initiative? In furtherance to Ministerial Resolution 279 of 2020 and as part of…

Employers and NEW Ministerial Resolution 279 in the UAE

On March 26, 2020, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) issued Resolution 279 on Employment Stability in the Private Sector during the period of application of the precautionary measures aimed at curbing the…

Employment affected by COVID 19 in DMCC and other free zones – legal insights

Colloquially, people understand commercial free zones as areas somehow segregated from the UAE onshore territory. Whereas this understanding is mainly accurate for the financial free zones, it is to be known that commercial free zones…

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