The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization introduced three ministerial decisions in 2020. The decisions 279, 280, and 281 all introduce 2020 UAE labor law changes meant to bring stability for employers and employees.
Ministerial Decision 279
Contains important rules and regulations regarding essential decisions that are meant to regulate employment stability in the private sector for non-UAE national employees.
Ministerial Decision 280
The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization issued a ministerial decree, 280, ordering the formation of a committee to oversee the protection of all UAE national employees’ rights amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Ministerial Decision 281
Lastly, decision 281 provides a temporary guideline for the extraordinary employment and work situation in the UAE. It provides rules and regulations that govern remote work in the private sector.