#Labour

UAE LABOUR MOHRE HEALTH INSURANCE

UAE Cabinet meet: Mandatory health insurance for private employees soon

Sheikh Mohammed chaired the Cabinet meeting which approves key decisions on enhancing the UAE’s labour market competitiveness

Insights: Rethinking a new social welfare model for GCC countries Image: Supplied

Insights: Rethinking a new social welfare model for GCC countries

GCC welfare systems can be enhanced by strengthening coherence among social protection programmes, expanding the social insurance offering, and focusing on the economic activation of social assistance beneficiaries

Saudi Arabia’s jobless rate drops to lowest level since 2016

The jobless rate fell to 11.7 per cent, down from 12.6 per cent in the last three months of 2020

Bahrain bans new work permits for people from red list countries

The directive is applicable to those outside the kingdom

KUWAIT-HEALTH-VIRUS

Kuwait mulls renewing work permits for expats aged over 60 in certain cases

The ban took effect in January this year

How new Saudi labour reforms benefit the economy

This initiative is a win-win situation for employees as well as employers