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A lot can happen in a day: DIFC employment entitlements based upon daily wage
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 25 2017

A number of rights and obligations in DIFC Law No. 4 of 2005, as amended (the DIFC Employment Law) rely upon a daily wage calculation. However, what


An international guide to employment law across 28 countries - MENA Highlights
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Libya, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
  • May 23 2017

Companies are required to ensure that a minimum percentage of their workforce is composed of Libyan nationals; this percentage varies from 30 to 75


An international guide to employment law across 28 countries - UAE
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 23 2017

The UAE owes much of its success to a historic emphasis on encouraging foreign commerce. In a country where at least 80 of the residents are


Ramadan in the GCC practical guide for employers
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 8 2017

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar and this


DIFC employers - do not delay in making termination payments
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 1 2017

On 20 March 2017, the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) Court of Appeal (Court of Appeal) handed down its decision in Frontline Development


Enforcing Non-Compete Restrictions against Former Employees in the UAE
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • United Arab Emirates
  • April 28 2017

Employees are often privy to a wide range of their employer’s confidential and commercially sensitive information. To safeguard their business


Global Employee Equity at a glance: United Arab Emirates
  • White & Case LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • April 26 2017

There is a risk of employees claiming that they are entitled to compensation for loss of rights under the Plan where the Plan is amended or


International Law at Work - UAE - April 2017
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Arab Emirates
  • April 12 2017

Grounds for termination Probation period During the probation period, the employer is in a position to dismiss the employee without notice or reason


UAE - Employer Update 2017
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • April 12 2017

Although the law has not been changed as yet, changes relating to maternity leave in the private sector are expected in 2017. This speculation has


Incentivising Your Employees
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • April 10 2017

Compensation and Benefits is often at the centre of key debates on the workforce in any business; issues of how to attract talent and how to retain