Ministerial Resolution on Expatriate Workforce-related Downsizing Measures – An Analysis of Ministerial Resolution No. 279 of 2020

Ministerial Resolution on Expatriate Workforce-related Downsizing Measures – An Analysis of Ministerial Resolution No. 279 of 2020

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) has issued the Ministerial Resolution No. 279 of 2020 (Resolution) on 26 March 2020. The Resolution regulates cost saving-measures that the private sector may take concerning its expatriate workforce in light of the economic effects of the Covid-19 crisis. This article provides an analysis of the Resolution.

Guide To Termination Of Employment

Guide To Termination Of Employment

The primary piece of legislation on employment in the UAE is the Federal Law No 8 of 1980 titled ‘The Labour Law’. It governs all seven emirates and applies to all employed personnel within the emirate apart from a few.