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UAE: The new labor law grants the worker different vacations
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The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation revealed a number of amendments included in Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021 regarding the regulation of labor relations

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation revealed a number of amendments included in Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021 regarding the regulation of labor relations, most notably converting work contracts to “fixed-term”, granting the worker “mourning” and “parental” vacations and others, and allowing the payment of salary in UAE dirhams. or in another currency.

Its provisions shall apply as of the second of next February to all establishments, employers and workers in the private sector in the country, and the decree-law is in 74 articles.

The decree-law also included “granting the worker a paid day of rest, with the possibility of increasing the weekly rest days at the discretion of the facility, in addition to creating a number of vacations for the worker, including mourning leave ranging from three to five days, according to the degree of the deceased’s relatives, in addition to parental leave, and its duration Five days, and any other holidays determined by the Council of Ministers.

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