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In a previous article, we talked about working part-time in the UAE. Today, we will focus on full-time workers, particularly on legal working hours, overtime, and other related matters. What are the regular working hours in the UAE? When is a period of work considered as “overtime”? These are just some of the questions that we… Read More

ramadan work hours employees

In the month of Ramadan, employees located in the UAE will have less work hours in a daily job schedule, from the regular 8 hours a day will reduce to an average of 6 hours a day. Be advised that according the UAE Labour Law, it does not recognize the difference between people who fast and… Read More


During Ramadan season in the UAE, expected normal operational hours of work are normally reduced. Knowing that there’s plenty of new expats employed in Dubai, one may tend to ask how many hours is the allowed working time during Ramadan as well as the set-up when it comes to time-in and time-out. Here are some… Read More