Working time

Standard working time, night work, overtime, rest periods, young workers.

UAE :: Young workers

Employers are not allowed to employ male or female young workers under the age of fifteen …

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UAE :: Working hours

Employees may not work more than 8 hours a day and 48 hours a week …

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UAE :: Rest periods

Employees must not work for over five hours consecutively without a break for rest, food and prayer that should not exceed one hour …

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UAE :: Overtime

For any overtime, employee must receive remuneration equivalent to their normal hourly pay plus at least an extra 25% …

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UAE :: Night work

Women may not be required to work at night: “night” meaning a period of at least 11 successive hours including the period between 10pm and 7am …

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