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The President of the State issues a special decree for workers in the private sector
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His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State issued Federal Decree Law No. 33 of 2021 regulating labor relations, the provisions of which apply as of February 2, 2022 on all establishments, employers and workers in the private sector in the country

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State issued Federal Decree Law No. 33 of 2021 regulating labor relations, the provisions of which shall apply as of February 2, 2022 on all establishments, employers and workers in the private sector in the country .. provided that the law ends. Federal No. 8 of 1980 regarding the regulation of labor relations as of the effective date of this Decree-Law.

The Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdulmanan Al-Awar said that the decree-law is considered the largest update in terms of laws regulating labor relations in the UAE, in preparation for the next fifty years, through a system of future laws and legislation that respond to the requirements of this important stage in the history of the state and to optimally deal with Changes in the world of work at the same time.

He explained that the decree-law supports the capabilities and skills of workers in the private sector in a way that enhances the efficiency and productivity of the workforce in the labor market in the country in parallel with the emphasis on equality in obtaining or continuing a job and enjoying its rights.. And he stressed the law's support for efforts to enhance the competitiveness of Emirati cadres. in the labor market as well as empowering women in the market.

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