UAE private sector workers entitled to ten days holidays a year

UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation outlined the days that private sector workers should get paid holidays for

(Facebook/MOHREUAE)

(Facebook/MOHREUAE)

Private sector workers in the UAE should get ten days official holidays a year, according to the UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation.

Responding to a live question posted the ministry’s Facebook page about labour laws, Mohammed Mubarak, Director of Labour Relations at the Ministry In Dubai said the Labour Relations Law in the UAE states that every private sector work is entitled to get ten days paid holidays a year for those days listed in the UAE’s official list.

The official days are (includes expected dates this year):

New Year’s Day  (1)

Isra and Miraj day - April 24 (1)

Eid Al Fitr (two days)  - June 25 (2)

Eid Al Adha (three days) - September 1  (3)

Hijri New Year's Day (Islamic calendar) - September 21 (1)

Birth of the Prophet (PBUH) - November 30 (1)

UAE National day - December 2 (1)

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