HaiUAE - Expats Guide to UAE

Do we have to update the Jafza Employment Contract if an employee has any change / amendment to his salary?

The company is obliged to update the Jafza Employment Contract should an employee has any change / amendment to his current salary by updating the same along with the concerned employees Labour Guarantee by approaching the Jafza Administrative Servic...

Shall a worker be entitled to an end-of-service gratuity if he has died?

In the event of a worker’s death, the employer must pay the end-of-service gratuity to his heirs....

Is the end-of-service gratuity calculated for the fraction of a year?

A worker shall be entitled to an end-of-service gratuity for the fraction of the year if he has completed one or more years of service....

How is the end-of-service gratuity calculated?

A worker shall be entitled to an end-of-service gratuity if he has completed one or more years of service. The end-of-service-gratuity shall be calculated as follows:...

Does a worker have the right to claim his deferred pay and leave allowances in case he is denied the end-of-service gratuity for whatsoever reason?

Yes, a worker shall have the right to claim his pay but shall be entitled to claim his leave allowances only for the last two years....

Will the commission set forth in the labour contract be included in the calculation of the end-of-service gratuity?

Yes, the set forth commission shall be included in the calculation of the end-of-service gratuity....

What is the pay on the basis of which the worker's end-of-service gratuity is calculated?

A worker’s end-of-service gratuity shall be calculated on the basis of the last pay earned by the worker after deducting all allowances and bonuses that used to be given to him....