Tag archives: UAE

UAE Free Zones: Are you better off being employed in one?

This article was written by Ali Kamal, paralegal at Norton Rose Fulbright (Middle East) LLP   The labour regulations which govern the relationship between employer and employee in the UAE free zones vary between each free zone. They must, however, offer the minimum statutory employment rights and obligations that apply to employees working onshore in the … Continue reading

Unfair dismissal in the UAE

This article was written by Ola Al-Kadi, associate at Norton Rose Fulbright (Middle East) LLP Unlike countries in Europe, where termination of the employment relationship can be more complex, in particular, for longer serving employees, an employer in the UAE is able to terminate an employee’s employment relatively easily by giving the agreed amount of … Continue reading

Labour law implications of outsourcing in the United Arab Emirates

This article was written by partner Dino Wilkinson and legal consultant Salma Peacock. Outsourcing is a practice used by organisations to reduce costs by transferring portions of work or business functions to third party providers rather than providing the service in-house. This transfer of portions of work or internal business functions to external suppliers has … Continue reading