Wednesday, January 11, 2017

UAE industries where you can change jobs any time

The Labour Law recognises that certain professionals shall be free to change their employment at any point in time. This is in accordance with Article 2 of the Ministerial Order No (13) of 1991 on 'The organisation of the transfer of sponsorships of non-national labours the rules governing the same' which states:

"Non-national labourers may be allowed to transfer one job to another and hence transfer of their sponsorship if they fall under the following categories:
a) Engineers
b) Doctors, pharmacists and male and female nurses
c) Agricultural guides
d) Qualified accountants and account auditors
e) Qualified administrative officials
f) Technicians operating on electronic equipment and laboratories
g) Drivers who are licensed to drive heavy vehicles and buses, in the case of transfer of sponsorship from a private firm to another or from a private firm to another or to a government department."