An employer cannot reduce the employee's salary or change their designation without their written consent. The UAE labor department is more than happy to address to our queries.
If the employer wants to reduce the salary and change the designation, they should enter into a fresh employment contract signed by both parties and it needs to be submitted to the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (the 'Ministry') for approval.
Each one of us at some point feel bored at work and feel that we are just slogging through useless, mundane work where time seems to stand still. Isn’t it? But the good news is you are not alone! Recent studies reveal something shocking….read on!
Dull and monotonous daily tasks are contributing to not one, or two but five hours of boredom a week in the workplace, according to a UAE recruitment survey. Management failures to inspire its workforce with interesting, varied and new challenges have resulted in workers spending 13 per cent of their time feeling bored.
Cybercrime is on the rise worldwide and is a threat not only to one’s reputation but also involves financial damage along with loss of privacy and intellectual property. In order to streamline, modifications to old laws have been made with stricter regulations and penalties. More than 2.5 million consumers in the UAE have been the victims of cybercrime in the last year, according to newly released data from cyber security giant Norton by Symantec. Addressing the issue, UAE has put forward clear and strict laws against cybercrimes, with various penalties that can include lengthy prison terms and fines of up to AED 3 million.
While everything is going mobile and digital, its time fresher digital plans are put in place for GCC countries so that they are at par with others regions.
A recent joint study by the Ideation Center at Strategy and LinkedIn found low percentage of digital jobs in the GCC workforce as compared to other regions. In order to increase efficiency and achieve their national agendas, GCC countries must have skilled digital workforce.
There is no denying the fact that the freelance industry is exploding and it is estimated that by 2020, 43% of the workforce will be freelancers by choice. But does that mean they are the happiest workers? Let’s find out! Lifetime employment at one company is largely a relic of the past. We have now officially entered a new era where the traditional 9-to-5 job is no longer the norm and people are opting for jobs beyond the office culture. But are freelancer happier than a traditional worker?
If you are planning to quit your job after serving one year in the company, you are very much eligible to receive gratuity that too 21 days' of remuneration for each year of the first five years of service. Here are more details!
No matter whether you quit your job or are terminated from your services, any employer should calculate gratuity payable to you in accordance with the Federal Law No.8 of 1980 regulating Employment Relations in the UAE (the 'Employment Law').