#Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation


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

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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


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

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21 days left for UAE businesses to meet mid-year Emiratisation target or face fines

A federal law aims to raise Emiratisation rates by two per cent annually to reach 10 per cent by the end of 2026

midday break for outdoor workers comes into place June 15

UAE announces midday break timings for outdoor workers in summer

The midday break regulations start June 15 and will stay in place for a period of three months

MohRE's tawasul carries out over 20 million customer transactions

UAE’s MoHRE handles over 30 million customer interactions in 2022

MoHRE’s Tawasul system is the main access point for customers to inquire and file complaints related to labour market laws and regulations

UAE's Unemployment Insurance Scheme kicks off on January 1

UAE’s Unemployment Insurance Scheme kicks off on January 1

Subscription fees depend on the employee’s basic salary and can be paid monthly, quarterly, once every six months, or annually

UAE Work permits Mohre issues new rules

UAE: Four violations that could lead to suspension of new work permits

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has identified these violations as part of a newly announced resolution

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UAE Jobs: What you should know about the new Unemployment Insurance Scheme

The insured will be compensated with a cash amount for a specific period of time until they find another employment opportunity

Midday work break in the UAE to start from June 15

Under the rule, working under direct sunlight will not be allowed between 12.30-3pm

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

Ramadan 2022: Private sector working hours announced in UAE

The reduced hours will be applicable throughout the holy month of Ramadan

UAE scraps midday work ban from September 15

The ban prohibited outdoor labour work between 12.30pm and 3pm

Private sector salaries must be paid on time – UAE labour ministry

Employers must abide by the Ministerial Decree No. 739 of 2016 that safeguards employees’ wages and which mandates that employment contracts are honoured

Offices Send Their employees Home

UAE launches ‘early leave’ for private sector expats to return home during Covid-19 crisis

All establishments are to comply with this directive and employers must book a round ticket for employees availing of this facility

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UAE ministry cuts work permit fees by up to 94%

The move is aimed at supporting business owners and investors in the country

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