Dubai announces 13 new leaves from January

Dubai announces 13 new leaves from January

The new law obligates the managers to respond to leave requests within 10 days.



By Web Report

Published: Sun 9 Dec 2018, 10:40 AM

Last updated: Mon 10 Dec 2018, 6:04 PM

The government employees in Dubai will get 13 types of leaves from January 2019, according to the new human resources law.
According to a report in Emarat Al Youm, the new leaves are annual leave,  sick leave,  maternity leave,  paternity leave,  mourning leave,  leave for death-related events,  Haj vacation,  participation in events,  accompanying sick leave,  leave for partner, study leave,  leave without pay and leave for national service and reserve.
Additionally, the annual leave days have increased and have been linked to the working grades: 30 working days for staff 12 and above, 25 working days for grades 4 to 11, and 18 working days for grades 3 or below.

The new law obligates the managers to respond to leave requests within 10 days, or it would be recognised as accepted.


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