As part of the UAE Government’s support to employers in the UAE, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) released the Ministerial Resolution 279/2020 effective March 26, detailing measures to support UAE private sector employers during the Covid-19 outbreak. Click here for the Resolution pdf.
The Resolution identified the actions listed below which should be followed in the order of:
The Resolution requires the respective employee’s agreement and consent to any employment contract changes and it is therefore suggested that all changes are reasonable and acceptable.
An important point to note in the resolution is the applicability to companies who have been ‘affected’ by precautionary measures that have been put in place to limit the spread of the novel Corona virus.
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