UAE authority issues new decree on remote work for private sector


DUBAI  – As part of the preventive measure taken to stop the spread of coronavirus or Covid-19, the Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE)  on Thursday (March 26) issued a new decree regulating remote work in the private sector.

MOHRE Minister Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli said the new decree will be imposed from March 29 and will remain in place for two weeks. It may also be extended.

According to the new decree, employees in offices should not exceed 30 percent of the total capacity.

The decree also ordered establishments to reduce the number of customers to a maximum of 30 percent of the capacity of their premises.

Labour buses are only allowed to carry a maximum of 25 percent of their whole passenger capacity. ICA/Expat Media

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