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UAE will change labour law, minister tells FNC

The UAE Labour Law will be changed to live up to the ambitions of the leadership, citizens and private sector, and to fit the post-oil era, Nasser Bin Thani Al Hameli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, told the Federal National Council on Tuesday. Al Hameli was speaking as the …

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UAE, Bangladesh sign agreement on recruiting domestic workers

The UAE and Bangladesh today (Wednesday) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on recruiting Bangladeshi domestic workers in the UAE. The agreement was signed in the presence of Nasser Bin Thani Juma Al Hameli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, by Saif Ahmad Al Suwaidi, undersecretary at the ministry, and Nomita …

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2017 review: Domestic workers get a breather

The year 2017 saw a major law approved, stipulating working conditions for domestic workers, including a regular weekly day off, 30 days of paid annual leave and the right to retain personal documents. President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan approved the law in September, 2017. The new …

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