UAE updates employment contract regulations


The UAE's Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has announced amendments to employment contract regulations in the private sector.

As per the latest update, employment contracts must cover a defined term, which can be renewed subject to an agreement by both parties.

Also, the law does not set a cap on how long the contract can be.

The ministry said the changes aim to protect the rights of the employer and employee in a balanced way, and enhance the UAE’s economic competitiveness.

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