to him by Dubai Laws Nos. 1 and 4 of 3. Date of enactment and commencement. These Regulations are made on and come into force on 15th January. Subject to regulation , Jafza Laws and the Federal laws of the UAE apply to a Company and a. Branch. Federal Law No. 2 of These Implementing Regulations are issued by the Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority . time by the authority) and elsewhere in accordance with all applicable laws.

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He may not do so except in the cases set forth by the law: Does a worker have the right to claim his deferred pay and leave allowances in case he is denied the end-of-service gratuity for whatsoever reason?

The employer must grant the worker an equal leave plus 50 per cent of the normal. If he has been finally convicted by a competent court of a crime related to honour, honesty or public morals. The position in other free zones in the UAE except for DIFC and ADGM is either that the establishing law of the concerned authority does not specifically grant the power to issue its own employment rules, or that the authority of rhles respective free zone decides rles adopt the UAE Labour Law rather than issuing its own employment rules.

If the worker has impersonated another person, claimed a fake nationality or submitted forged certificates or documents. What are the maximum normal working hours? Shall a worker be entitled to any pay for working within the notice period? No, unless the subject of the contract place of the contract is linked and connected rulex the employer individually. Is it mandatory for a labour contract to be written in Jebel Ali Free Zone?

Guidelines, Rules & Regulations

How many days are granted to an employee as his annual leave? How is the end-of-service gratuity calculated? What is the remuneration on the basis of which a financial aid is calculated in case a worker has sustained an industrial injury or an occupational disease? A worker may not work for a jafzw party without following the relevant legal procedures and checking with the Labour Affairs Section at Jebel Ali Free Zone.


A labour contract shall expire either by mutual consent or at the end of its term and may expire in the event of death of either party. In case a worker has sustained an industrial injury or an occupational disease, shall the employer be committed to pay the expenses of his medical treatment?

A maximum of six months. The remuneration is calculated on the basis of the latest pay for those who are paid on a monthly, weekly, daily or hourly basis.

UAE Labour Law FAQs | Jafza

A worker is also entitled to an annual iafza if he has completed 6 months, in which case he will be entitled for two days each month. Compensation for partial disability: Ryles a worker work for another employer although his sponsorship is still on the original employer but he has obtained a no-objection certificate to work for a third party?

Will the probation period be included in a worker’s overall service if the worker has passed this period successfully?

How many days is the Hajj leave? Will the employer be committed to pay financial aid to the worker if the latter is proved to have sustained an industrial injury or an occupational disease that has prevented him from performing his duties? If the employer has failed to fulfill his obligations towards a worker as per the articles stipulated in the contract or law.

No it jafzs not. Further, they require the employer to carry out specific steps before terminating the employee for performance, conduct or disciplinary matters. What is the maximum length of the probation period? Does a worker have the right to obtain an end-of-service certificate from the employer?


A worker is paid the basic pay plus the housing allowance. In this case, the employee had sought to apply the UAE Labour Law on the basis that it is a public law jafzq should, as a matter of policy, prevail.

If the employer or his legal representative has assaulted the worker. Yes, he must, thereby giving all the concerned workers the opportunity to learn about them.

Start taking advantage of all that the Free Uafza has to offer. Is a worker entitled to any pay for the leave?

Do Jebel Ali Free Zone Employment Rules supersede the UAE Labour Law?

Yes, the employer shall be committed to do so and even to pay all the expenses required by the medical treatment and all the costs needed for the subsequent rehabilitation of the worker. The same amount payable in the jafzaa of death, provided that it at shall not be less than AED 18, and no more hafza AED 35, If the worker has violated the instructions related to the safety of the work or the workplace, provided that these instructions are in writing, and are put in a conspicuous place and are conveyed orally to illiterate workers.

The maximum normal working hours dules 8 hours per day or 48 hours per week. Yes, it may but the employer should make sure that the conditions set forth are in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations. Does the employer have the right to terminate the labour contract at his discretion?