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UAE Labour Law

One of the terms that you will encounter as an employee in the UAE are Free Zone companies. Freezones are separate entities and are not governed by the UAE Labour Law. Companies under these areas have their own set of rules and regulations so if you have any complaints, issues or concerns with your freezone… Read More

As an employee, it is important that you know your limits as an employee and you are aware of the scenarios that can get you fired or dismissed from your job. We are sharing this list of offenses based on Article 120 of the UAE Labour Law. Let this be a tip to help you… Read More

When you get hired, you would usually be given a Job Offer letter by your employer containing details of your job such as salary, working hours, etc. This would be used only as a reference before officially getting employed under the UAE labour. Now, in the new law, any job offer letter given to an… Read More

We posted an article on what is a Limited Employment Contract, so now let’s try to understand the other type which is an Unlimited Contract. Simply put, an Unlimited labour contract is an employment agreement which does NOT have an expiration date. An Unlimited term contract is more employee-friendly compared to the limited term contract because it is… Read More

In the new year comes a new set of rules in the UAE Labour contract. Part of the changes state that there will be no 6-months ban provided that there is a mutual agreement between the employer and the employee to terminate the contract. In the old work contract set-up, an employee will automatically get… Read More

Workers in the UAE, the new UAE Labour Law rules will take effect this January 2016. This will bring forth more transparency between the employer and employee and covers conditions for terminating employees, labour permits to work for new employers and application of ministry-approved contracts. UAE Labour Law Revisions One of the notable updates is… Read More

In summary, a Limited Contract in the UAE Labour means that your contract has a start date and an end date which usually runs for 2 years (maximum). In terms of your fulfilling your role and responsibilities as an employee, you are required to fulfill your duties until the end date. Related Post: Difference Between Limited… Read More

I’m planning to change jobs here in the United Arab Emirates. I don’t know if there’s going to be a problem here considering I have a Limited Contract from the Ministry of Labour (MOL). I know that I will get an automatic ban from the MOL since I will not be finishing the 2 years… Read More

Disclaimer: Information below is an account of a single person’s experience only. Please do not use this as a basis if you have any legal concerns with your employer. The purpose of this blog post is for awareness only. If you have questions, it’s always best to consult legal advice with the proper people. The other… Read More