UAE Labour Law

AED999.00

This workshop addresses the complex nature of employment relationship from a legal perspective and expose the participants to the legal regime governing recruitment, managing and termination of employment relationship in the UAE. It will also examine the impact of Covid-19 on immigration and recruitment matters, new measures announced by the UAE Government with regard to managing headcount cost and to support employers though this period.

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Description

Learning Outcome

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
• Understand fundamental principles of UAE Labour Law and the regulatory and enforcement trends at the Ministry of Labour
• Understand different type of contracts
• Manage the legal requirements organizations must fulfil, salaries, end of service gratuity and other benefits
• Understand employment disputes and the dispute resolution process from the Ministry of Labour through the local courts
• Adhere to the labour law when recruiting
• Review your HR Policies and Procedures and learn to benchmark them with the best practice

Course Content

In the light of the current circumstances due to COVID-19, the Rulers and Government of Dubai and UAE have taken a number of steps for the benefit of its citizens and residents. As part of the session we will also examine:

• New measures announced by the UAE Government
• Impact of Covid-19 on Immigration and Recruitment matters
• Managing headcount cost
• Support employers though this period

Introduction to Employment Law
• Corporate Establishment Models
• Legal System and Employment Legislation
• Free Zone Rules and Regulations
• DIFC

Recruitment of Non Nationals
• Work Permit and Residency Visa Application Process
• Business Visas and Other Visas

The Employment Relationship and Employment Contracts
• Terms and Conditions of Employment Contracts
• Types of Employment Contract
• Mandatory Prescribed Contracts
• Termination of Limited and Unlimited Term Contracts
• Labour Bans

Grievances & Disciplinary Procedures
• Managing Discipline, Grievances and Dismissal
• Termination of Employment
• Arbitrary Dismissal

Minimum Entitlements
• Probation
• Remuneration and Benefits
• Wage Protection System
• Accommodation
• Working Time
• Overtime
• Holidays and Special Leave
• Family Friendly Leave
• Sick Leave
• End of Service Payments

Post Termination Issues
• Confidentiality
• Post Termination Restrictions

Health and Safety
Religious and Cultural Awareness
Current Trends and Developments
Q&A