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POD inBrief – Employment Law in the UAE

Afridi & Angell inBrief

By Charles Laubach
This episode of Afridi & Angell’s POD inBrief focuses on the UAE’s employment law and is a dialogue between Charles Laubach, employment practice head at Afridi & Angell, and Kirsten Elizabeth, HR manager for a trading company.    

Kirsten has questions on workforce overtime rules, termination, and non-compete and confidentiality clauses amongst others.    


Listen to “Afridi & Angell’s POD inBrief_Employment in the UAE” on Spreaker.


 An overview of their discussion is mentioned below:    


– Employee overtime rules    
– Employee termination causes (legitimate reasons) and employee notice period    
– Employee end of service gratuity and savings plan    
– Employee contracts; non-compete and confidentiality clauses    
– Delayed termination of employee benefits (i.e., visas, health insurance and schooling)    
– Advice on COVID-19 reduced office space