Hamdan bin Mohammed approves resolution regulating part time jobs in Dubai Government

WAM DUBAI, 6th August, 2013 (WAM) — Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued Resolution No. (27) of 2013 regulating part-time jobs at the Government of Dubai. The resolution complements regulatory laws and legislations of the Dubai Government Human Resources Department.

The resolution sets out an employment legal and regulatory framework for deferent departments to adopt at the government of Dubai so as to allow more flexibility in responding to operational changes as well as to face the socioeconomic factors that affect the mechanism of attracting and retaining talents.

The resolution also aims at attracting highly qualified and distinguished expertise to work in the government sectors, in addition to finding replacement employees to work for hours less than the official working hours; a work-life balance that would enable employees to divide their energy between their work and private life.

The provisions of the resolution further identify the scope and objectives required from adopting a part-time policy at a government department. It also determines the working hours, salaries and the mechanism to calculating the wages of employees taking up part-time jobs.

The resolution also includes general provisions regulating work leaves, promotions and rules to transferring a part-time employee to working on a full-time basis and vice versa. This decision is effective from the date of its issuance.

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