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Private, public sector across UAE to remain closed for three days, starting May 14

Work in federal, local and private entities across the country will resume on Tuesday, May 17

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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

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Eid Al Fitr 2022: Holidays declared for private sector employees in UAE

They will either receive a four- or five-day weekend contingent on the sighting of the moon which will indicate the end of Ramadan

Ramadan 2022: Private sector working hours announced in UAE

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

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New UAE labour law for private sector goes into effect

The new law covers over 4.9 million private sector employees across the country

New UAE weekend: Private sector companies can decide whether to make a change

The UAE on Tuesday announced a new four-and-a-half-day working week for federal government entities

Dubai’s Expo spurs tourism, boosting UAE business activity

A Purchasing Managers’ Index compiled by IHS Markit rose to 55.7 in October from 53.3 in September

Covid-19: Oman waives several fines to support the private sector

The Supreme Committee has also warned that authorities will shut down any establishments found in breach of the precautionary measures

UAE: Driving net-zero aspirations with public-private partnership support

Engaging the private sector, public sector, and all other stakeholders is imperative

Projects of the 50: UAE aims to create 75,000 private sector jobs for Emiratis

Several incentives have been unveiled to encourage UAE nationals to join the private sector including salary top-ups and unemployment benefits

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Sheikh Mohammed establishes new council in Dubai to increase Emirati participation in private sector

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori will chair the Emirati Human Resources Development Council

Abu Dhabi’s Sharaka initiative settles all private sector dues from the government in Q1    

The platform enables private companies based in Abu Dhabi to file complaints and address grievances regarding outstanding dues

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UAE to raise employee insurance premium for companies failing to pay salaries on time

The employee insurance policy coverage will be increased from Dhs120 to Dhs250 for companies that do not pay salaries on the due date

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Ramadan 2021: Timings for UAE private sector employees announced

There will be an official reduction of two hours for private sector employees in the UAE

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Kuwait eases visa transfer restrictions for expats

The new decision allows expat government employees and those on dependent visas to transfer to jobs in the private sector

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UAE announces National Day holidays for public and private sectors

Work will resume on Sunday, December 6

Saudi non-oil private sector business activity improves to highest in 8 months

However, employment numbers dropped at the fastest rate since June

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Abu Dhabi Investment Office signs bilateral trade agreement with Israel Export Institute

ADIO will help connect Israeli companies with strategic entities and grant them access to resources in Abu Dhabi

UAE first Arab country to grant paternal leave to private sector employees

Private companies are mandated to give their male staff paid paternal leave for a period of five working days

Kuwait imposes ban on visa transfers to private sector

It has also levied restrictions on the transfer of dependent to work visas in the private sector

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Saudi to localise engineering jobs from 2021

The decision applies to all private sector establishments that employ five or more engineering professionals

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UAE announces private sector holiday for Hijri New Year

Sunday, August 23 will be a paid leave for all private sector employees

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Private sector companies in Abu Dhabi restricted to 60% on-site workforce capacity

Abu Dhabi has issued a new set of precautionary guidelines for all private sector firms operating within the emirate

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Eid Al Adha holidays declared for UAE private sector workers

Public and private sector workers will be off from July 30- August 2

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia declares Eid Al Adha 2020 date

It also confirmed the dates of the holidays for the public and private sector within the kingdom

Saudi Arabia extends some stimulus measures for business

The economy of the world’s biggest crude exporter is expected to contract 6.8 per cent overall this year

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Saudi Arabia rolls out $1bn industrial support package

Gross domestic product is expected to shrink the most in two decades this year

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Astronomer predicts likely Eid Al Adha date this year

Public and private sector workers in the country are expected to receive three days of leave to mark Eid Adha

Dubai private sector to operate at 100% capacity from June 3

The directive was issued by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

UAE, Saudi announce first day of Eid Al Fitr

The Shawwal crescent was not sighted on Friday evening