UAE Labour Law & Covid-19 Implications


In 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. 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.



Learning Outcome

This course will 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.

Course Content

Covid-19 & UAE Labour Law
• Background
• Brief Overview of UAE Labour Law
• Ministry of HR and Emiratisation Resolutions related to Covid-19
• Free Zone Authorities Approach
• Curfew: Fines and Exemptions
• Health and Safety Requirements