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UAE: a new contractual system for working in the private sector
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Federal Decree Law No. 33 of 2021 regulating labor relations defines four main types or systems of work to be contracted between workers and employers in private sector

Federal Decree Law No. 33 of 2021 regulating labor relations defines four main types or systems of work to be contracted between workers and employers in private sector establishments, while the executive regulations of the decree-law, issued by the Council of Ministers by Resolution No. 1 of 2022, created two new patterns,Thus, the total work patterns in the private sector are six systems, according to which one can be contracted.

The ministry stated, in a series of indicative publications to raise awareness of the law regulating labor relations, on its official electronic pages on social media platforms, that the executive regulations of the decree-law have created two new patterns or systems that have been added to the patterns established in the decree-law, the first is "remote work", and is performed All or part of the work is outside the workplace, and the communication between the worker and the employer is electronic instead of being physically present, whether the work is part-time or full-time.

The second system is called “job-sharing,” according to which tasks and duties are divided between more than one worker to perform the tasks agreed upon in advance, and it is reflected in the value of the wage due to each of them so that it is proportional.

The ministry confirmed that dealing with these two types is in accordance with the regulations for part-time work, noting that it has the right to create other types of work as required by the requirements of the labor market, taking into account what is stipulated in the decree-law.

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