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Original name: القانون االحتادي رقم ( 8 ) لسنة 1980 يف شأن تنظيم عالقات العمل
Name: Federal Law No. 8 on Regulation of Labour Relations.
Country: United Arab Emirates
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1980-04-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Al-Jarida al-Rasmiya, 1980-04, No.79, p. 26
ISN: ARE-1980-L-11956
Bibliography: Al-Jarida al-Rasmiya, 1980-04, No.79, p. 26
Federal Law No. 8 (1980) on regulation of Labour Relations and its amendments and orders issued in implementation thereof (in English and Arabic), 2001-04, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Social Solidarity Fund, United Arab Emirates, Ninth Edition, 255 p.
English translation (as amended up to 2001), Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Government of the United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates PDF PDF (consulted on 2008-11-10)
Abstract/Citation: Part I deals with definitions and general provisions. Part II regulates the employment of workers, young persons and women, Part III regulates employment contracts, records and remuneration, Part IV deals with hours of work and leave, Part V regulates industrial safety, preventive measures, health and social care for workers, Part VII regulates termination of employment and severance pay, Part VIII regulates compensation for occupational accidents and diseases, Part IX regulates collective labour disputes, Part X regulates labour inspection, Part XI provides for the penalties for a breaching the law and Part XII contains the concluding provisions.
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