UAE jobs: Workers can work for multiple employer from 2022 – Information

All that you must find out about part-time jobs underneath new UAE labour legislation.



By Sherouk Zakaria

Revealed: Tue 16 Nov 2021, 8:28 AM

Ranging from February 2, 2022, staff can work for multiple employer within the UAE underneath the brand new labour legal guidelines introduced on Monday.

Below the Federal Legislation No. 33 of 2021 regulating labour relations, staff within the non-public sector can work part-time, short-term or versatile.

Introducing new kinds of work, apart from the common full-time scheme, safeguards worker rights, enabling them to interact in multiple job and use their abilities otherwise.

Half-time work permits staff to work for a number of employers for a specified variety of hours or days scheduled for work.

Momentary work could be a contract for a selected interval or on a undertaking foundation that ends with the job’s completion.

Versatile work provides staff the liberty to work at totally different occasions relying on the situations and necessities of the job, along with the full-time work presently prevalent within the labour market. The contract underneath the brand new legislation covers hours or days of efficiency that will change relying on the employer’s quantity of labor, financial variables, and operational variables.

Additional fashions of labor, together with self-employment and condensed working weeks, are anticipated to be launched as soon as the chief rules are laid out to supervise the legislation implementation.


The brand new legislation permits employers to rent staff with expired contracts however are nonetheless within the nation via easy and versatile procedures. Moreover granting worker flexibility, it should additionally assist employers to harness totally different abilities and competencies on the lowest working value and can enhance their ease of doing enterprise.

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The chief rules of the legislation will specify the obligations of each events, together with gratuity on the finish of the employment relationship, relying on every work mannequin.

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