UAE Employment Law Round-Up

Over the past few weeks there have been a number of key developments in UAE and DIFC employment law. In this round-up we provide insight on three important updates: Equal Pay; Parental Leave; and the DIFC Court decision on Covid-19 Rule. Click on the image below to find read about these updates.       Read more

Middle East: The new DIFC Employment Law – 16 key changes

As we recently reported here, the new DIFC Employment Law (Employment Law, DIFC Law No. 2 of 2019) was enacted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, on 30 May 2019. The new law will come into effect … Read more

Bahrain introduces a new Labour Law

The Kingdom of Bahrain has introduced a new labour law for the private sector (Law No. 36 of 2012), issued by the King of Bahrain at the end of July.  According to reports, the new Labour Law includes the following measures: an increase in annual leave from 21 days (or 28 days after five years' … Read more