United Arab Emirates

Last updated on June 6th, 2024

Country Overview

Currency  

AED 

Payroll cycle 

Monthly 

Employer Contributions

12.5% 

Minimum wage 

No minimum wage laws

 

Working hours  

8 hours per day, or 48 hours per week.

Latest HR Statutory Updates

JUNE 2024

  • MoHRE Implements Midday Break From 15 June to 15 September 2024

MARCH 2023

  • Paying the Workers’ Entitlements at the End of the Contract Term

FEBRUARY 2023

  • No Statutory Updates

JANUARY 2023

  • No Statutory Updates

DECEMBER 2022

  • No Statutory Updates

NOVEMBER 2022

OCTOBER 2022

  • No Statutory Updates

SEPTEMBER 2022

  • No Statutory Updates

AUGUST 2022

  • No Statutory Updates

JULY 2022

  • No Statutory Updates

JUNE 2022

  • No Statutory Updates

MAY 2022

  • No Statutory Updates

APRIL 2022

  • Employees are entitled to an annual leave if they have completed six months of service.

MARCH 2022

  • FEDERAL DECREE LAW NO. 33 OF 2021 – REGULATION OF LABOUR RELATIONS IN PRIVATE SECTOR

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