20-03-2018
UAE's multiple-employer contract system kicks in

newsimageSkilled workers, both Emirati and expatriates, can now enter a multiple employer contract after obtaining approval of the Ministry. The Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation said that the new system will boost labour market flexibility and fulfil the needs of employers and reduce dependence on foreign workers. Skilled workers, both Emirati and expatriates, can now enter a multiple employer contract after obtaining approval of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, according to a new ministerial decision. Under the decision signed by Naser Bin Thani Al Hameli, Minister of Human Resource and Emiratisation, companies can recruit skilled workers — holder of university degree or higher and those who completed their diploma in any field — from inside the country of overseas under part-time contracts, which allow these workers to take several part-time jobs without approval of the original or other employers.