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  1. United Arab Emirates - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 739 of 2016 on Wages Protection. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-29 | Date of entry into force: 2016-09-30 | ARE-2016-R-104217

    It reconfirms institutions registered with the Ministry to pay their employees' wages according to the Wages Protection System.
    Failure to pay an employee's salary within 10 days of the due date will amount to late payment.
    Failure to pay an employee's salary within one month of the due date will amount to a refusal to pay the salary (unless a shorter period is specified under the contract).
    For employers with over 100 employees, where the Ministry discovers that the employer has delayed in paying an employee's salary, it will, for a delay of at least:
    10 days, issue the employer with a warning which provides that the Ministry will not issue any permits after payment has been delayed for 16 days;
    16 days, block the employer's ability to grant work permits (Late Payment Penalty);
    30 days, impose a variety of additional sanctions including informing the judicial authorities and any other relevant authorities to exercise caution when dealing with the employer, refusal to register new licences for the employer, a reduction in the employer's classification to the third class, an extension of the ban on granting work permits to the remaining establishments of the employer without notification and/or ban on transferring employees to other employers (Refusal Penalty); and
    60 days, impose administrative fines on the employer.
    Repeals Ministerial Order No. 788 of 2009 concerning wages protection.

  2. United Arab Emirates - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 4 of 2011 granting monthly salaries to Emirati Fishermen in Dubai.

    Adoption: 2011-02-28 | Date of entry into force: 2011-02-28 | ARE-2011-R-89728

    The monthly salary payment to UAE Fishermen in Dubai is calculated according to the schedule attached to this Decree.

    Section 3: The conditions and requirements for the aforementioned salary is as follows:
    (A)the Fisherman is citizen of Emirates and has Emirates nationality;
    (B)he is a member of the Dubai Fishermen Cooperative Society for a period of not less than 15 years;
    (C)he doesn't receive any pension from any local or federal government.
    Section 4: This Decree is effective for fishing boats that are registered in the relevant authorities before August 1, 2008.

  3. United Arab Emirates - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provision No. 2, 2005 on the Amendments of Several Rules of Provision No. 1, 1978 on Compensation for Extra Work.

    Adoption: 2005-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 2005-05-01 | ARE-2005-R-76819

    Changes and limits the maximum wage an employee can receive.

  4. United Arab Emirates - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 25 of 2005 on the wages chart and levels added to the personnel system of 1992 in the Emirate of Dubai.

    Adoption: 2005-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 2005-05-01 | ARE-2005-R-76515

    Replaces the 1992 wages chart of the Emirate of Dubai.

  5. United Arab Emirates - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree No. 23, 2002 regarding the accession of the national Government employees of the Emirate of Al-Sharika to the Wages and Social Security Board.

    Adoption: 2002-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2002-12-29 | ARE-2002-R-76969

    Concerns application of Federal Law No. 6, 1999 regarding the establishment of a Wages and Social Security Board to the State as of 1 January 2003.

  6. United Arab Emirates - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 70 of 1992 on the commandment of the employer to provide a bank guarantee to cover air tickets to absconding labours at the time of notifying such abscondment.

    Adoption: 1992 | ARE-1992-R-68120

  7. United Arab Emirates - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 45/1 of 1980 to determine the manner of spending proceeds of fines deducted from workers.

    Adoption: 1980 | ARE-1980-R-68080

    Provides for the creation of a committee in charge of this matter in any establishment employing fifteen workers or more. The Committee is composed by the employer and two workers selected by the employer in consultation with the competent Labour Branch. It determines the manner of disposing of the fine-funds. In such determination, the Committee shall take in consideration the social activities in the establishment.

  8. United Arab Emirates - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 51/1 of 1980 on the determination of expenditure of financial benefits accruing to an employer as a result of forfeiture of promotion or increment of deferment of increment.

    Adoption: 1980 | ARE-1980-R-68085

    Provides that the Committee composed in accordance with the provisions of Ministerial Order No. 45/1 of 1980 shall have the power to determine the expenditure of such financial benefits.


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