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TMF Group
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman each have their own laws, but many of their payroll regulations are similar.
Clyde & Co
The soaring summer temperatures in the GCC bring with it the annual announcement that mandatory summer midday breaks shall be in force in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the State of Qatar (Qatar).
Clyde & Co
A recent DIFC Small Claims Tribunal decision could lead to more stringent fiduciary duties being placed on senior DIFC employees.
Clyde & Co
One of the UAE Vision 2021 Initiative aims is to become a knowledge-based economy pioneered by UAE nationals.
Clyde & Co
Employers operating in KSA will be familiar with the growing regulations relating to Saudisation and the challenges of building up a pipeline of national talent.
Clyde & Co
The last couple of months have witnessed a number of resolutions being published in the UAE Official Gazette which primarily seek to amend fees...
Squire Patton Boggs
The foregoing is intended to represent an outline of the Employment Law's principal terms and is not intended to serve as legal advice, nor should it be treated as such.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Did you know that you're actually meant to get time-and-a-half when you work on public holidays? This and more below…
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
A number of recently announced initiatives could introduce potentially significant changes to the rules governing the workforce in the UAE.
The Firm Dubai
Some of the employers we meet in the UAE believe that the labour courts are naturally inclined to rule against them in disputes against their employees.
The Firm Dubai
The law presumes that if a claimant does not bring his claim within a reasonable time, the claimant does not wish to pursue it.
Fragomen FZ-LLC
Depending on the total number of points, the members are rated as Silver, Gold and Platinum.
HHS Lawyers & Legal Consultants
And by virtue of Law No.8 of the Federal Law of 1980, probation period for employees cannot exceed a period of six months.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
At the FIDIC International Contract Users Conference in London late last year, the pre-release of FIDIC's Yellow Book was revealed, with the objective of it being officially released late in 2017.
Clyde & Co
A number of rights and obligations in DIFC Law No. 4 of 2005, as amended (the DIFC Employment Law) rely upon a daily wage calculation.
Clyde & Co
Following the publication of Resolution No.6 of 2017, employers or sponsors of dependants and domestic workers have been given until 31 March 2017 to comply with Dubai Law No. 11 of 2013 (the Dubai Health Insurance Law).
Clyde & Co
The DIFC Court of Appeal has dismissed the Appellant's appeal in Frontline Development Partners Limited v Asif Hakim Adil [2016] DIFC CA 006, a decision which could have significant implications for DIFC employers.
ANDERS LEGAL CONSULTANCY
If a company grants an employee access to confidential information, know-how or its customer base, it is usually in the employer's interest to prevent the employee from taking advantage of such knowledge...
Dentons
As part of establishing the new system, the Ministry requires all employment relationships to be governed by new standard form electronic employment contracts (e-Contracts)...
Clyde & Co
In the same week that the President of the United States tweets about the frustrations of his office, and a "twitter row" erupts amongst a famous television personality...
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Depending on the total number of points, the members are rated as Silver, Gold and Platinum.
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