Ramadan working hours for private sector announced

Ramadan working hours for private sector announced

The Ministry of Labour will maintain services to customers from 09:00 to 17:30 during the Holy Month, except on Fridays and Saturdays.



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Published: Mon 15 Jun 2015, 4:03 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 3:16 PM

Abu Dhabi – The Ministry of Labour, MoL, has announced that working hours across all enterprises, institutions and private sector companies in the country will been reduced by two hours per day during the Holy Month of Ramadan, with no reduction in wages.

The announcement came in a circular issued by Saqr bin Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Minister of Labour, in implementation of the provision of Article 65 of Federal Law No.8 of 1980, concerning the regulation of labour relations, and its amendments.

Ghobash extended his greetings to the President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum; His Highness Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the Rulers of the Emirates on the occasion. He also sent greetings to the UAE government, people and residents on the occasion.

The Ministry of Labour will maintain services to customers from 09:00 to 17:30 during the Holy Month, except on Fridays and Saturdays. The MoL applies flexible working hours amongst its employees to ensure service provision throughout the day. 


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