Other employment law issues

Disciplinary and grievance procedures, internal rules, employment records, transfer of undertakings.

UAE :: Work in remote areas

If an employee is required to work in any area that is remote from any town or regular public transport service, then their employer must provide them with adequate transport, drinking water, sufficient food (at no cost to them), living accommodation (if an overnight stay is required), first aid facilities and recreation/sport facilities …

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UAE: Corporate Social Responsibility

The UAE Council of Ministers has issued a Corporate Social Responsibility Law …

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UAE :: Clawback of training costs

Section 135 of the UAE labour law allows an employer to deduct from an employee’s end of service gratuity payment any sums owing to the company …

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UAE :: Transfer of undertakings

In case of transfer of undertakings, there is no automatic transfer of employees’ contracts of employment from the old employer to the new employer …

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UAE :: Health insurance

Abu Dhabi Under the Abu Dhabi Insurance Law, all employers and sponsors in Abu Dhabi have the legal requirement to provide for their employees and their families (this include their spouse and three children under the age of 18) valid health insurance coverage …

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UAE :: Disciplinary sanctions

The Minister of Labour may issue a decision, a model penalty system and benefits schedule for employers to aid them in setting up their own disciplinary regulations …

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