Sunday, March 7, 2010

Dubai Labour Law Article 122 -Employer may dismiss a worker without notice

An employer may dismiss a worker without notice, provided that the dismissal is in writing, based on valid grounds and handed to the worker, if and only if the worker:
1. assumes a false identity or nationality or submits forged certificates or documents
2. is engaged on probation and is dismissed during or at the end of the probationary period

3. Commits a fault resulting in substantial material loss to the employer, provided that the latter notifies the labour department of the incident within one week of his becoming aware of its occurrence
4. Disobeys instructions on the safety of work or workplace, provided that such instructions are in writing and posted at a conspicuous place.

5. defaults on his basic duties under the contract and fails to redress such default despite a written interrogation and a warning that he will be dismissed if such default is repeated
6. reveals any confidential information of his employer
7. Is found in a state of drunkenness or under the influence of a narcotic drug during working hours
8. Assaults the employer, the manager in charge or any of his workmates during working hours
9. Absents himself from work without a valid reason for more than 20 non-successive days in one single year, or for more than seven successive days.
 or
10. Starts a work stoppage, or instigates or participates in such acts.
Save for in the case cited in item (2) of this Law, the worker’s employment permit shall be cancelled and he shall be banned from working within the State for at least one year in implementation of Article 16 of this Law.