MIDDLE EAST

[UAE] COVID sick leave and working from home under new labour law [UAE] COVID sick leave and working from home under new labour law

It is mandated by the authorities for all citizens and residents of the Emirate of Dubai to isolate for at...
10 Jan 2022

[UAE] Key points of new decree-law governing work relations [UAE] Key points of new decree-law governing work relations

The rights of all UAE employees are also specified in the decree-law with respect to wages and end-of-service gratuity.
16 Dec 2021

[Kuwait] Expats over 60 could lose access to bank accounts [Kuwait] Expats over 60 could lose access to bank accounts

Customers in this category will have no access to their personal bank accounts and will be unable to make deposits...
15 Dec 2021

[UAE] 11 worker duties under the new labour law [UAE] 11 worker duties under the new labour law

The law provides detailed guidelines on the rights of each party as well as their responsibilities.
07 Dec 2021

[Qatar] 50% reduction for settling visa fines announced [Qatar] 50% reduction for settling visa fines announced

The grace period began on October 10 and will end on December 31.
06 Dec 2021

[Turkey] In Ankara minimum wage talks begin [Turkey] In Ankara minimum wage talks begin

A commission of officials and representatives of labour and trade unions convened to initiate negotiations on the minimum wage for...
03 Dec 2021

[Saudi Arabia] Direct flights for expats resume tomorrow [Saudi Arabia] Direct flights for expats resume tomorrow

Fully vaccinated travellers from Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, India, Pakistan and Vietnam will be allowed direct entry once again.
30 Nov 2021