UAE Labour Law

Table of Contents

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Federal Law No 8, For 1980, On Regulation of Labour Relations

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Chapter I: Definitions and General Provision

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Definitions

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General Provisions

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Chapter II: Employment Of Workers Children And Women

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Section I: Employment of Workers

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Section II: Employment of Children

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Section III: Employment of Women

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Section IV: Rules Common to Employment of Children and Women

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Chapter III: Employment Contracts, Records and Wages

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Section I: Individual Employment Contracts

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Section II: Apprenticeship &Vocational Training Contracts

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Section III: Records and Files

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Section IV: Wages

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Chapter IV: Working Hours and Leaves

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SECTION I: Working Hours

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Section II: Leaves

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Chapter V: Workers’ Safety, Protection, Health And Social Care

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Chapter VI: Disciplinary Rules

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Chapter VII: Termination and Severance Pay

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Section I: Termination of Employment

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Section II: Severance Pay

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Chapter VIII: Compensation For Occupational Injuries

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Chapter IX : Collective Labour Disputes

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Chapter X: Labour Inspection

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Chapter XI: Penalties

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Chapter XII: Concluding Provisions

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