UAE: Ministerial Decree No. 401 of 2015 Regarding the Determination of Midday Working Hours

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Title

 

 

UAE:Ministerial Decree No. 401 of 2015 Regarding the Determination of Midday Working Hours

 

 

Date of adoption

 

 18 May 2015
 

Entry into force

 

 15 June 2015 – 15 September 2015
 Text versions English

Source:

– Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, United Arab Emirates, accessed: 06 September 2018, http://www.mohre.gov.ae/en/laws-legislation/announcements.aspx

 

 

Abstract

 

In accordance with Art. 1 of this decision, workers who have to work under the sun and in open areas may not be required to work during the midday hours of 12:30 – 3:00 pm.

The daily working hours must not exceed eight hours for workers who work in shifts. Any extra working hours must be considered as overtime and paid for accordingly (Art. 2).