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New HR law for Dubai government approved

His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Sunday approved a new human resources law for Dubai Government. The law recognises the possibility of appointment on the basis of “remote work” and gives people of determination an additional …

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Private firms extend maternity leave in UAE

New mothers who work for private UAE companies will enjoy more time with their newborn babies thanks to generous maternity leave from their employers that go well beyond legal minimums enshrined by government, said company officials on International Women’s Day on Thursday. As compared to the mandatory 45 days paid …

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UAE work permit fees linked to company classification

Starting Monday, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MORHE) will enforce a revised fee structure for issuing work permits linked to classification of companies. The new classification system of companies will be in three categories according to the skill level and the culture diversity of their workers, in implementation …

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Addressing sexual harassment at work starts with HR

A woman is sexually harassed or assaulted at work. She alerts her company’s human resources department, which does nothing. Only after she makes her allegations public does her employer pay attention. It’s a narrative familiar now only because women like former Uber engineer Susan Fowler and others have risked their …

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Space, science key to better life, says Abdullah

The UAE’s space ambitions hinge heavily on an education sector inclined towards science, top officials told the Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) Science Event in Dubai on Saturday. The first edition of the high-profile event, held at Etihad Museum, aimed to raise awareness and interest in space, science and …

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