Tuesday, July 26, 2011

UAE Labour Law and Probation Period

A company that exceeds six months probation is in violation of the UAE Labour LawArticle 37 of the UAE Labour Law states the following: “A worker may be engaged on probation for a period not exceeding six months, during which his services may be terminated by the employer without notice or severance pay; provided that a worker shall not be engaged on probation more than once in the service of any one employer. Where a worker successfully completes his period of probation and remains in his job, the said period shall be reckoned towards his period of service.”