UAE Labor Laws 2022

UAE: The New Labor Law Takes Effect

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has issued Federal Law No. 33 of 2021, otherwise known as “the New Labor Law.” The New Labor Law is the most substantial change to the existing private sector Labor Law (No. 8 of 1980) since its inception and will replace the current Labor Law entirely. The changes are set to take effect on February 2, 2022.