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UAE employment and immigration legal landscape - key takeaways from 2022

United Arab Emirates - January 6 2023 The last 12 months have seen a flurry of activity from a legislative perspective, with a particular focus on employment and immigration. In this…

Sara Khoja, Sarit Thomas

UAE issues mandatory employment insurance schemes

United Arab Emirates - January 4 2023 The UAE has sought to protect employees with the introduction of two different insurance schemes over the course of 2022, the unemployment insurance…

Wayne Jones, Sara Khoja, Sarit Thomas

Overview of the New UAE Labour Law

United Arab Emirates - September 13 2022 On the 15 November 2021, the UAE Cabinet approved a new Labour Law, Federal Law Number 33 of 2021 (the New Labour Law) which came into force on 2…

Samantha Ellaby, Sara Khoja, Sarit Thomas

Emiratisation in the UAE: The New Requirements at a Glance

United Arab Emirates - September 12 2022 Recently, following the introduction of the new UAE Federal Labour Law on 2 February 2022, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MHRE)…

Sara Khoja, Lisa Merod

The long-awaited Implementing Regulations to the New UAE Labour Law: 5 takeaways for UAE employers

United Arab Emirates - February 17 2022 In November 2021, we outlined the main provisions of the new UAE Labour Law; Law No 33 of 2021 (New Labour Law) which came into effect on 2 February…

Samantha Ellaby, Sara Khoja