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UAE Labour Law FAQs

  • Does a worker have the right to claim his deferred pay and leave allowances in case he is denied the end-of-service gratuity for whatsoever reason?
  • How is a compensation for an industrial injury calculated?
  • Shall the aid be calculated on the basis of the basic or gross salary?
  • In case a worker has sustained an industrial injury or an occupational disease, shall the employer be committed to pay the expenses of his medical treatment?
  • What is the amount of compensation due to the worker's family members in the event of his death as a result of an industrial injury or an occupational disease?
  • What is the remuneration on the basis of which a financial aid is calculated in case a worker has sustained an industrial injury or an occupational disease?
  • What action a worker should take in case the employer refuses to have his expired labour card renewed?
  • Can a worker work for another employer although his sponsorship is still on the original employer but he has obtained a no-objection certificate to work for a third party?
  • Is it mandatory for a labour contract to be written in Jebel Ali Free Zone?
  • Shall a worker be entitled to any pay for working within the notice period?
  • What is the maximum length of the probation period?
  • Can a labour contract include a condition stipulating that a worker may not work for a competitor of the current employer?
  • What are the conditions that should be considered before adding clause related to not working for a competitor?
  • What are the maximum normal working hours?
  • Is it permissible for an employer to lower the worker's pay scale without his consent? What procedures should be followed in case the worker gives his consent?
  • What are the official holidays scheduled for a worker for which he is entitled full pay?
  • What is the pay given to a worker during his annual leave?
  • Do we have to update the Jafza Employment Contract if an employee has any change / amendment to his salary?
  • What is the compensation to be paid to a worker who has been asked by the employer to work on official holidays?
  • Shall a worker be entitled to an end-of-service gratuity if he has died?
  • How many days are granted to an employee as his annual leave? When are these days due?
  • Is the end-of-service gratuity calculated for the fraction of a year?
  • Is it permissible for an employer to deduct advances or debts from a worker's pay?
  • How many days is the Hajj leave? Is a worker entitled to any pay for the leave?
  • How is the end-of-service gratuity calculated?
  • Must an employer put the list of disciplinary rules in a conspicuous place at the worksite?
  • Is it permissible for an employer to impose as a disciplinary penalty a fine on any worker that exceeds his pay for five days?
  • What is the pay on the basis of which the worker's end-of-service gratuity is calculated?
  • How a labour contract is terminated in Jebel Ali Free Zone?
  • Will the employer be committed to pay financial aid to the worker if the latter is proved to have sustained an industrial injury or an occupational disease that has prevented him from performing his duties?
  • Does a worker have the right to obtain an end-of-service certificate from the employer?
  • What is the pay on the basis of which compensation will be due in case the labour contract has been revoked without legal justification?
  • Will a labour contract expire on the employer's death?
  • Does the employer have the right to terminate the labour contract at his discretion?
  • Does a worker have the right to willingly terminate the labour contract?
  • Will the commission set forth in the labour contract be included in the calculation of the end-of-service gratuity?

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