Overtime labour hours In the UAE more than two hours is illegal
Overtime labour hours exceeding two hours are prohibited in the UAE، In the United Arab Emirates, working overtime of more than two hours is against the law.
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working overtime of more than two hours is against the law In UAE
Earlier, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued comprehensive clarifications regarding preventing an increase in additional working hours for more than two hours in the Emirates. This came after an increase in cases of imposing additional working hours on employees and workers in institutions in the country, and the ministry also established specific controls for this matter.
Determine additional daily working hours
The United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation issued a clear statement in which it emphasised the prohibition of imposing an increase in working hours on workers and employees that is greater than two additional hours per day. The statement was issued in response to a question that was posed to the ministry.
In this context, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation provided clarification on this decision by answering the questions of some followers on its official platform on the social networking site Twitter. In particular, the Ministry emphasised that it is prohibited to impose additional working hours for more than two hours per day.
Instances in which longer working hours were permitted in the UAE
If the work is an urgent necessity in order to prevent serious losses, or in order to prevent a serious accident, or in order to remove or mitigate the effects of a major accident or incident, the Ministry of Emiratisation has excluded one case in which an increase of more than two hours is allowed. This case is when an increase of more than two hours is allowed.
How to file complaints about the increase in overtime hours.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation issued a call to all workers and employees who are affected by the imposition of such matters, urging them to promptly file an official complaint addressed to the Ministry through the official application of the Ministry or through the official website or by calling the number 046659999. The complaint is to be submitted in the event that the worker is forced to carry out more work tasks from the specified time.
Compensating for additional hours worked within the base wage
It is important to note that the Ministry of Human Resources has stressed, in its clarifications, the necessity for additional working hours to be calculated in the total remuneration of employees and workers. This is something that should be taken into consideration.