The new law published by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation regulates recruitment centres for the recruitment of domestic workers
The new law, Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, introduces a system of remote working for UAE nationals
The new law amends some provisions of the Federal Law No. 6 of 1973 concerning entry and residence of foreign nationals in the UAE
Immigration authorities in Dubai are now requiring that all documents submitted in support of visa applications be translated into Arabic.
The new law amends some provisions of the Federal Law No. 17 of 1972 on nationality and passports.
The new law provides labour rights for domestic workers.
Tenancy Agreements now required for Foreign nationals sponsoring dependents in Abu Dhabi.
1) The UAE has had a system of classification in place since 2010 which classifies companies into three categories according to certain criteria, designed to incentivise employers to adhere to existing Emiratisation requirements. The system of classifications was initially introduced by Cabinet Resolution No. 26 of 2010 (2010 Resolution). Resolution No. 11 of 2017 (2017 Resolution) seeks to amend certain provisions of the 2010 Resolution, primarily amending the provisions pertaining to the payment of bank guarantees. 2) Cabinet Resolution No. 15 of 2017 (2017 Resolution) seeks to amend the fees and fines payable to the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (the Ministry) and ultimately repeal the previous fees and fines published pursuant to Cabinet Resolution No. 40 of 2014 (2014 Resolution). 3) The new resolution removes certain immigration services.
Next phase of enforcement of the wage protection system will commence.
A new program called Tawteen was introduced. Tawteen is a recruitment portal, which allows UAE nationals to register on the portal as a job seeker and be eligible to apply for vacancies in the private sector as advertised.