Special week-long leave, work from home system for Sharjah's female govt workers as schools reopen

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Sharjah - For female employees who have school-going children in the ninth grade and below.

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Published: Sat 29 Aug 2020, 3:45 PM

Last updated: Sun 30 Aug 2020, 4:04 PM

Following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council, the Sharjah Human Resources Directorate has decided to grant a special week-long exceptional leave to female employees of the Sharjah government who have school-going children in the ninth grade and below.
Also read: Dubai announces work from home policy for govt employees
Following the week-long special leave, working mothers will be allowed to work from home with the relevant guidelines and conditions, said the Directorate in a statement issued by the Sharjah Media Office on Friday.
The directives of the Crown Prince coincide with the start of the new 2020-21 school year this week and are part of Sharjah's ongoing efforts to support the families and their school-going children resume regular educational activities amid the coronavirus pandemic, while observing all necessary health safety guidelines and preventive measures.

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