Working hours for private sector during Ramadan


The Labour Minister Saqr Ghobash has issued a ministerial circular on the reduction of work hours in implementation of the article 65 of the federal law number 8 of year 1980, on regulation of work relations and its amendments.

In accordance with the resolution, the work hours of private sector firms will be reduced from 8 hours to six hours, without affecting the salaries of employees.

The ministry congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, The Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Their Highnesses Rulers of emirates, government and people of the UAE on the advent of Ramadan.


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