Defining new types of work in the Emirates and the employment contract system
In addition to defining the categories of work included in employment contracts, the UAE's Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization has declared three new categories of labor in the country.
An announcement was made on the employment contract system and new sorts of labour in the UAE.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation of the United Arab Emirates has revealed three new categories of work that are available in the Emirates. In addition, the Ministry has outlined the categories of work that are required to be completed by employees under their employment contracts.
Types of work specified in employment contracts in the UAE
The UAE requires work descriptions to be stated in employment contracts. The Federal Human Resources Law's executive regulations delineated four distinct job categories and five forms of labor in federal institutions and state-level entities (three of which are entirely new). Shrinking.
Who can change the type of work of the employee during the validity of the employment contract
Who among the parties to an employment contract has the authority to alter the nature of the work that an employee does while the contract is still in effect? In the United Arab Emirates, the departments of Human Resources and Emiratisation have announced that the head of the federal entity or his delegate has the authority to alter the type of work that an employee is assigned to either during the time that the contract is still in effect or at the conclusion of the period of the contract, depending on the interest and requirements of the task.
The four employment patterns in the UAE
The regulations define the three types of work patterns as "full-time," which refers to work performed for a single federal entity throughout the entirety of each working day; "part-time," which refers to work performed for a federal entity for a predetermined number of working hours; and "temporary work," which refers to the execution of full daily working hours for a set amount of time. specific, (within the confines of a temporary contract period; to carry out work whose nature requires a specific period, or focus on a work in itself, and ends with its completion, provided that its duration is less than one year), and "flexible work", which is work for a federal entity with the possibility of changing the time of its performance hours Or her working days according to the volume of work and the economic and operational variables at the employer.
Types of work approved by the UAE government
As for the categories of work that are permitted within the federal government in accordance with the new legislation, these categories are broken down as follows: "work from the headquarters of the entity," which refers to the work that the employee performs in accordance with what the employer decides, either from the employer's headquarters or from the headquarters of any of the employer's branches, throughout the days and hours of official work. And "telework from within the country," which is work or the performance of job duties from outside the workplace, but from within the country, in accordance with the provisions of the remote work system issued by the Council of Ministers, based on the proposal of the Authority, provided that the employee receives the financial allocations that are determined by the system. And "telework from outside the country," which is work or the performance of job duties from outside the workplace, but from outside the country.
New types of work in the UAE
As for the three new types, they are "telework from outside the country," which is remote work from outside the country, in accordance with the provisions of the remote work system from outside the country, which is issued by the Council of Ministers, provided that the employee receives the financial allocations determined by the system. The other new type is "telework from within the country," which is remote work within the country in accordance with the provisions of the remote work system from within the country, which is issued by the Council of Ministers. And "working with intense working hours," which is also known as the "compressed work week," and it is the type of work in which the employee completes the entire official weekly working hours on fewer working days per week, with a maximum of ten hours per day, spread out over four working days per week. The "hybrid work" system, which is a work system based on merging work from the entity's headquarters with remote work, was also introduced by the new law. This is a work system in which an agreement and contract are made with the employee to perform part of the job duties or work required of him from the entity's headquarters, and the other part from During remote work, with the permissibility of confusing more than one of the other types of work.