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MoHRE: Midsize firms told to hire Emiratis or face Dhs96,000 penalty

Companies that fail to meet the new Emiratisation targets in 2024 face Dhs96,000 for each Emirati not hired

Emiratisation: MoHRE announces December 31 deadline

Emiratisation: MoHRE reminds private sector about December 31 deadline

Private sector firms that are still short of meeting Emiratisation requirements can leverage the Nafis platform for Emirati job seekers

MoHRE fines these companies up to Dhs100,000. Here’s why

Fake Emiratisation jobs: MoHRE levies fines up to Dhs100,000

Emiratisation is aimed at enhancing the UAE’s human development system, establishing productive and sustainable Emirati human capital in the private sector

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Insights: Empowering Emirati women and fostering career success

Through an inclusive approach of being people oriented, organisations can help level the playing field and redefine the possibilities for women in the workforce

MoHRE recoups Dhs2.3m from fake 107 Nafis’ beneficiaries

MoHRE recoups Dhs2.3m from fake 107 Nafis beneficiaries

The ministry has an effective smart inspection system and conducts regular field visits to companies employing Emirati citizens

MOHRE fines 441 companies for fake Emiratisation tactics

UAE’s MoHRE fines 441 private companies for false Emiratisation tactics

The ministry said penalties and administrative procedures were imposed on the companies that violated Emiratisation targets

ILOE deadline

Major change in Emiratisation rules; covers smaller private companies

The cabinet resolution on Emiratisation targets will apply to private companies operating in 14 economic sectors with 20 to 49 employees

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Emiratisation: 79,000 Emiratis working in private sector, says MoHRE

The figures reflect the highest-ever rate of Emiratisation recorded in the UAE private sector


Deadline extended for companies to meet Emiratisation targets

Non-compliant companies will face Dhs42,000 fine for each Emirati not employed, based on the 1 per cent semi-annual Emiratisation growth requirement

UAE Emiratisation

UAE announces new 2023 Emiratisation deadline

The authorities reminded non-compliant companies that they faced half-yearly fines of Dhs42,000 for every Emirati not hired

UAE private sector companies must increase Emirati staff by 1% every six months

The new mechanism does not amend the annual targets, which require companies with 50 employees or more to achieve a 2 per cent increase in Emiratisation by end of the year


Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed reviews NAFIS’ 2022 results and 2023 Emiratisation targets

NAFIS data shows that the number of UAE nationals who joined the private sector since the launch of the programme reached more than 28,700 by the end of 2022

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UAE President restructures social welfare programme for low-income citizens

Housing and other basic needs such as food, electricity, water and fuel are also covered by the programme

UAE Ministry issues resolution on bank guarantees and employees’ protection insurance

UAE: New classification system for private sector will determine cost of work permits

The cost of the permits will range from Dhs250 to Dhs3,450, depending on each company’s compliance with the country’s labour regulations and guidelines

UAE leads Arab World in IMD World Talent Ranking 2022

UAE’s unemployment benefits scheme applicable to all public and private sector employees

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation will play a central role in this scheme to protect labour rights

ADGM Academy, Human Resources Authority and Banque Misr sign MoU

The three entities will launch a banking educational programme at ADGM to train and certify Emirati nationals for employment in the private sector

UAE Central Bank mulls emiratisation of some banking and insurance roles

The board also endorsed the criteria that govern banks’ loan exposure to the real estate sector

Gargash Group announces technical talent programme for UAE Nationals

iStar technical apprenticeship will be the second programme under Gargash Group’s overarching Emiratisation drive

Majid Al Futtaim to hire 3,000 Emiratis to support UAE government’s Nafis programme

Renewed focus lies in Emirati talent development, training and upskilling opportunities through the MAF leadership institute retail business school

RTA Tamkeen programme

Microsoft to upskill UAE nationals in new Emiratisation initiative

Microsoft signs MoU with Dubai Government Human Resources Department under its Tomoh programme

UAE’s ADNOC Distribution trains 254 Emirati employees for leadership roles

There were 75 women and 179 men trained for leadership roles in the company

UAE issues decree to regulate private sector job cuts, salary reductions during Covid-19

The provisions of the new resolution are only applicable to expatriate employees

UAE says will revoke expat work permits if there is an Emirati replacement

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation is leading a drive to prioritise the hiring of Emiratis

UAE announces private sector holiday for Isra’a Wal Miraj

The update was issued on Wednesday afternoon

UAE to approve law allowing 100% foreign ownership of companies by year-end

Previous attempts to introduce the legislation have been met with opposition from some Emiratis