A ministerial decision regulating the work of employment agencies

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation issued a ministerial decision regarding licensing and regulating the work of employment agencies.

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation issued a ministerial decision regarding licensing and regulating the work of employment agencies.

The activity of employment agencies includes mediation work to bring the two parties to the work closer, and their representatives, negotiating on their behalf the terms of the contract and employment with the aim of establishing a working relationship, without the agency becoming a party to it.

Its activity also includes the work of temporary employment, and outsourcing, through the use of the worker with the intention of making it available to a third party, and the worker’s relationship becomes direct with the agency that outsourced his services to a third party, which is the beneficiary, whether he is a natural or legal person, so that the worker is assigned to him and under his supervision, according to the system Temporary employment and outsourcing, whether for a specific period of time or to perform a task or provide a specific service.

The ministerial decision specified a set of procedures for licensing the agency, while permitting the opening of branches for it in the same licensed emirate or in any other emirate, according to the requirements of local licensing authorities, without the need to obtain the approval of the ministry, provided that the conditions of the license are adhered to.