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Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

As Emiratisation target doubles, UAE companies to hire fewer expats

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) in the UAE has increased its goal for hiring citizens, resulting in a decrease in the...

UAE unemployment scheme comes through: Failure to register will attract fines

According to the Khaleej Times, UAE employees will have to pay a hefty penalty amount if they don’t register in the involuntary loss of...

UAE implements one year ‘Entrepreneurship Leave’ for self-employment

In a recent announcement, the government of UAE issued a statement regarding a new policy. Government employees will now be given a one year...

UAE extends Golden Visa to attract more employees

To get more workers, the United Arab Emirates is extending the Golden Visa programme. This includes scientists, researchers, and skilled professionals. Senior scholars and...

10 per cent pay hikes expected for companies in the UAE...

According to a report published by a worldwide recruiting and HR firm, several companies in the UAE intend to raise pay by more than...

UAE warns companies against cutting salaries of Emirati job candidates

Certain companies were allegedly found to take advantage of the government's salary support programme for Emiratis. This comes right after the week when the...

‘Engage all employees on fixed terms by Feb. 2023’: UAE labour...

To ensure more flexibility, the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) ministry of human resources has amended its employment relationship regulations. As per the new labour law,...

Employees in the UAE can look forward to good increments

Employees in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can look forward to higher yearly salary increments. This is because, employers plan to go out of...

UAE becomes strict over compliance with Wages Protection System

As part of the efforts towards putting in place a legislative structure to regulate the labour market, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become...

UAE firms considering giving 10% mid-term hike to staff amid inflation

Given the high inflation in the country, combined with fuel prices rising steadily since January 2022, the common man’s pocket in the UAE is...

‘Can’t pay employees on time? Pay fine of 50,000 dirham’: UAE...

If you are an employer in the United Arab Emirates and are unable to pay your employees on time, then you’ll have a lot...

Penalty for employees testing positive a second time

With the number of infected people rising daily in the UAE, the Emirate of Ajman has warned its government employees that they will not...

Codelattice to hire, train 100+ for FreshToHome, UAE

Codelattice, the Kozhikode-based startup, is hiring for the Centre of Excellence (COE) it is setting up for FreshToHome, UAE. As part of the build-own-operate...

UAE announces one-year remote-work visa

The new remote work visa announced by the UAE will allow professionals from any country to choose the UAE as a location to work...

Aries Group to pay salaries to unemployed wives of employees

Sohan Roy, owner of the UAE-based multinational conglomerate, Aries Group of Companies has taken a unique step towards empowering women. He has announced that...

Abu Dhabi’s HRA and EGA come together to boost employment

In a perfect example of meaningful cooperation between the public and private sectors, Abu Dhabi’s Human Resources Authority (HRA) has entered into an agreement...

Govt. working to ensure Indian workforce in UAE matches upto its...

The two nations plans to create a framework for skill development and formation of a Joint Working Group (JWG) for smoother operations between the countries.

Chinese crane manufacturer distributes Rs 70 crore as bonus

A Chinese company sparked controversy by piling up 61 million yuan (around $9 million) in banknotes on a stage and giving it to employees...

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How laid-off tech talent can be leveraged by non-tech sectors

In recent months, the tech industry has seen a significant number of layoffs as companies adjust to the economic impact of the pandemic. While...

Wages of Pak government staff may suffer, IMF refuses funds

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has refused to provide financial aid to Pakistan, which is currently experiencing a severe economic crisis, at a time...

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

Uber Freight to sack 3% of its workforce

Uber Freight announced on Tuesday that it will be cutting around 150 jobs, which is roughly 3 per cent of its total workforce. As...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...