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Covid-19: Lost your job in UAE? Here's hope

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on April 9, 2020 | Last updated on April 9, 2020 at 07.18 am
job loss, coronavirus, covid-19, UAE ministry of human resources


A service for all those who are out of a job after the coronavirus outbreak.

Workers in UAE who have lost their jobs during the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak in the country should register themselves in the virtual job market.

Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation Spokesperson, said at a virtual press briefing today that workers who have been made surplus from the private sector can register at

The UAE Virtual Labour Market was designed to support the workforce inside the UAE who are impacted by the precautionary measures taken in the UAE to confront Covid-19.

According to the Ministerial Decree Number 279 - 2020, Article 3, all companies affected by the precautionary measures must register the information of their redundant employees on the Virtual Labour Market so that they can be recruited by other companies based on the jobs market needs, the website says.

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