to him by Dubai Laws Nos. 1 and 4 of 3. Date of enactment and commencement. These Regulations are made on and come into force on 15th January. Subject to regulation , Jafza Laws and the Federal laws of the UAE apply to a Company and a. Branch. Federal Law No. 2 of These Implementing Regulations are issued by the Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority . time by the authority) and elsewhere in accordance with all applicable laws.

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Is it permissible for an employer to lower the worker’s pay scale without his consent? In this case, the employee had sought to apply the UAE Labour Law on the basis that it is a public law and should, as a matter of policy, prevail.

What procedures should be followed in case the worker gives his consent? Customers Start taking advantage of all that the Free Zone has to offer. The aid shall be calculated on the basis of the basic salary.

Rules & Regulations | Jafza

What are the maximum normal working hours? Here you will find a wealth of useful information and all the relevant materials you will need to make the most of your Free Zone operations. A worker may not work for a third jqfza without following the relevant legal procedures and checking with the Labour Affairs Section at Jebel Ali Free Zone.

Jacza, he has no right to do so, jxfza in cases specified by the law: The position in other free zones in the UAE except for DIFC and ADGM is either that the establishing law of the concerned authority does not specifically grant the power to issue its own employment rules, or that the authority jafaa the respective free zone decides to adopt the UAE Labour Law rather than issuing its own employment rules.

Shall the aid be calculated on the basis of the basic or gross salary? However, the Court of Cassation disagreed. The end-of-service-gratuity shall be calculated as follows: If the worker has jafa a mistake that has resulted in a heavy financial loss to the employer, provided that the employer shall notify the competent labour relations section accordingly within 24 hours from the time he is aware of the mistake.


The overall gratuity should not exceed the remuneration of two years. What is the pay given to a worker during his annual leave?

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Is it permissible to impose a disciplinary penalty on a worker for an offence, which is committed outside the workplace and has nothing to do with the work, employer or manager? Originally, a labour contract, which is a contract for a limited period, should be written in Jebel Ali Free Zone.

Compensation for partial disability: If the worker is under a probation period and dismissal has taken place during or at the end of the probation period. In the absence of a written labour contract, the employment relationship shall be governed by a contract for an unlimited period.

Yes, provided that the deducted amount does not exceed 10 per cent of the pay. The end-of-service-gratuity shall be calculated as follows:.

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding labour laws in the UAE. 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?

UAE Labour Law FAQs | Jafza

Must an employer put the list of disciplinary rules in a conspicuous place at the worksite? Yes, the labour contract will be terminated but in accordance with the laws and regulations in force.

Is a worker entitled to a fully paid leave during the probation period? Does a worker have the jazfa to claim his labour rights in the absence of a written labour contract? Start taking advantage of all that the Free Zone has to offer. In case of a pay raise, however, this procedure will jaafza be required. Type Event Press Release Article. Will the labour relationship come to an end when the firm is sold to another employer?

If the worker has violated the instructions related to the safety of the work or the workplace, provided that these instructions are in writing, and are jaafza in a conspicuous place and are conveyed orally to illiterate workers. No, unless the subject of the contract place of the contract is linked and connected to the employer individually. What action a worker should take in case the employer refuses to have his expired labour card renewed?


If he has been finally convicted by a competent court of a crime related to honour, honesty or public morals.

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? Iafza 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?

A worker is also entitled to an annual jagza if he has completed 6 months, in which case he will be entitled for two days each month. A worker shall be entitled to a day unpaid Hajj leave once during the period of his contract.

Yes, the employer shall be committed to do so and even to pay all the expenses required by the medical treatment and all the costs needed for the subsequent rehabilitation of jaffza worker. Yes, it may but the employer should make sure that the conditions set forth are in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.

What are the maximum working hours in Ramadan? Compensation for permanent disability: Yes, a worker shall have the right to claim his pay but shall be entitled to claim his leave allowances only for the last two years. When are these days due? If jfza has assaulted the employer, the manager or one of his colleagues while at work. Is it permissible for an employer to deduct advances or debts from a worker’s pay?

If the worker has impersonated another person, claimed a fake nationality or submitted forged certificates or documents. What is the maximum length of the probation period? The employee also argued that the more generous rulrs of the UAE Labour Law should apply to his employment.