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New UAE Federal Labour Law No. 33

Monday, November 29, 2021 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently published its new Federal Labour Law No. 33 of 2021 (New Law), which repeals Federal Labour Law No. 8 of 1980 (Previous Law). The New Law comes into effect on 2 February 2022 and introduces changes, some of which are likely to have a significant… Read More »

Update UAE Employment Law

2 February 2022 saw the introduction of a new UAE Labour Law in the form of UAE Federal Law No. 33 of 2021, Regulating Labour Relations (“New Law”), repealing the existing UAE Labour Law, UAE Federal Law No. 8 of 1980 as amended (“Previous Law”).  In addition to the introduction of the New Law, a… Read More »

The New UAE Labor Law: Implications for Employers | Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has a new set of labor laws governing private-sector employment relations. On February 2, 2022, Federal Decree Law No. 33 of 2021 took effect, repealing and replacing Federal Law No. 8 of 1980, as amended, in its entirety. The labor law changes are fairly substantial and necessitate amendments to existing… Read More »