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Qatar 2022 World Cup: Laws, Changes And Legacy Benefits
The 2022 FIFA World Cup™ is shaping up to be a momentous event. It will be the first to be held in the Middle East and the first to be hosted by an Arab country.
23 Aug 2018
The Growth Of The Gig Economy
Companies such as Uber, Airbnb and Deliveroo, have become international household names over the past few years.
United Arab Emirates
26 Jun 2018
Owner/Operator Model: Whose Employees Are They Anyway?
It is common in the UAE for hotels to utilise a separate owner operator model. The model works well when the interests of each separate party are broadly aligned.
United Arab Emirates
26 Jun 2018
Health Insurance For The Private Sector In Oman
Under the current provisions of Omani labour law (the "Labour Law") private sector employers are required to provide medical facilities to their expatriate employees working in Oman.
15 Jan 2018
Accessibility: Disability And The Law
The Rights of Disabled Persons Law Number 20 of 2017 (the "Law"), effective from 30th August 2017, repeals and replaces the previous law issued in 2007.
9 Nov 2017
The UAE's Bankruptcy Regime: An Employment Perspective
The UAE government issued a new bankruptcy law, UAE Federal Decree Law No. 9 of 2016 ("Bankruptcy Law") which came into force on 29 December 2016.
Saudi Arabia
9 Oct 2017
Safeguarding Children In A UAE Education Context
UAE Federal Law No. 3 of 2016 (the "Child Rights Law") enshrines the basic principle that children have the right to life and safety, and specifically provides that every child is entitled to an education.
United Arab Emirates
8 Sep 2017
Changes To The Regulatory Framework For Dubai Private Schools
Significant changes were made to the regulation of private schools in Dubai this year as a result of the enactment of Executive Council Resolution No. 2 of 2017 Regulating Private Schools...
United Arab Emirates
8 Sep 2017
The Impact Of The Recent Ministerial Resolutions On UAE Employment Relations
The employment team hosted a breakfast seminar on Tuesday 22 March 2011, discussing the impact of the Cabinet Resolution (No. 25 of 2010), and its supporting Ministerial Resolutions, on UAE employment relations.
United Arab Emirates
25 May 2011
New Year’s Resolutions - Labour Relations In The UAE
The beginning of 2011 has seen a number of new Cabinet and Ministerial Resolutions hitting the headlines as they have wide-ranging effects on labour relations in the UAE.
United Arab Emirates
28 Feb 2011
What Qualifies As Arbitrary Termination?
In this case the Court of Cassation held that an employer has the right, while organizing his business, to take restructuring measures as long as those measures do not breach employment contracts or compel employees to perform work which attracts a lower salary, compromises the employees’ ethics or places the employee in a less prestigious position.
United Arab Emirates
21 Feb 2011
Renegotiation - Should You Or Shouldn’t You?
We have all heard the story before: a contractor on a development made a huge windfall when the price of steel and concrete plummeted as a result of the global economic slowdown.
United Arab Emirates
9 Dec 2010
Labour Law in Kuwait
A Dutch construction company, XYZ, has operations in over 40 cities worldwide and employs more than 50,000 staff.
8 Dec 2010
Topical Employment Issues In The UAE
Ensure that your company has clear annual leave, absence and disciplinary policies in place and managers know how to follow such procedures; and Consider preparing additional policies such as alternative working arrangements for employees who are unable to return to work on time due to potential travel disruption.
United Arab Emirates
29 Sep 2010
The Heat is On
Summer is here at last and as temperatures are expected to soar for the next few months, the UAE Government has just extended the summer midday working break.
United Arab Emirates
8 Aug 2010
Employer Compensation
In ruling upon an action initially filed before the Dubai Court, the Court of Cassation held that an employer and an employee could not agree to increase the compensation to be paid by the employee to the employer upon an early termination of a contract which had been fixed for a definite period.
United Arab Emirates
17 Jul 2010
Public Welfare
In ruling upon an action initially filed before the Abu Dhabi Court, the Court of Cassation held that pursuant to a Fatwa issued from the Fatwa and Legislation Department, private establishments contributing to public welfare are deemed to be considered as private establishments and thus subject to private law; specifically, to Federal Law No.8 of 1980 ("Labor Law").
United Arab Emirates
6 Jul 2010
Kuwait Overhauls Labour Law
Kuwait’s new Law No. 6 of 2010 (the "Labour Law"), enacted February 21st, 2010 following its publication in the Official Gazette, replaces the previous labour law in its entirety.
25 May 2010
The Prescribed Process for Labour Disputes
The Appellant brought Abu Dhabi Administrative Action No. 1879-2007 (Full Bench) against the Respondents seeking a stay of enforcement and cancellation of an appealed decision requiring the Appellant’s retirement before the legal retirement age.
United Arab Emirates
4 May 2010
Labour Law And Social Security Law In Jordan
One of the main concerns that investors take into consideration when they think of investing in a country is the labour market, laws, and regulations that govern the relationship between the Employer and the Employee.
29 Mar 2010
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