UAE: Most important Amendments made to the Labour Law - TASC Corporate Services
Through Decree No. (18) of 2020, the legislator amended some provisions, in addition to incorporating new provisions, to the Labour Law No. (14) of 2004 (the “Labour Law”). The most important amendments relate to the termination of the Employment Contract during the probationary period, termination of the Employment Contract after the end of the probationary period or in the case of such period is not provided in the Contract, and reducing the duration of the non-competition provision. The most prominent new provisions added by the legislator are the Employer’s requirement to provide the Workers with housing and the possibility of terminating the Employment Contract by the Employer for reasons of an economic or business structural nature.