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About Labor Law

The Labor Code addresses matters relating to working hours, vacations, holidays, sick leave, juvenile employment, maternity leave, employee records, safety standards, termination and severance pay. According to Article 3 of the law, it applies to all employees working in the UAE, whether nationals or expatriates. However, there are certain categories of employees who are exempt from the law and who may have to follow another set of regulations.

Fatima Al Shehhi Advocates always strives to make legal procedures as clear and smooth as possible for our clients. Our team of experienced labor lawyers in the UAE have handled many labor cases in the UAE over the years and will handle your case professionally, giving you peace of mind amidst the most challenging circumstances that can last longer without the right legal advice. Lawyers have the right to represent before all courts in the United Arab Emirates.

Labor courts are courts that specialize in examining labor cases in all their forms and types. As it is a branch of the courts of first instance spreading in all regions of the state. Labor courts are competent to consider each of the following:

  • Muslims Personal Status
  • Work injuries that occur as a result and their compensation.
  • Disputes related to imposing disciplinary penalties on the worker by the employer and requesting exemption from them.
  • All cases filed to impose the penalties stipulated in the work system.
  • Issues arising from dismissal from work.
  • Issues related to workers subject to the provisions of the Labor Law, including government workers.
  • Cases arising from the application of the labor system and the social insurance system.
  • Complaints from employers and workers whose objections against any decision issued by any competent body in the General Organization for Social Insurance were not accepted. It relates to the obligation to register, subscribe, or compensate.
  • Testimonies and ratifications

The Labor Court consists of specialized circuits. In each circuit, one or more judges. This is in accordance with what is determined by the Supreme Judicial Council. We are pleased to contact you to obtain legal advice in the field of Labor cases at any time. A labor attorney will be able to provide the best legal solutions for your cases.

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