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KNOW THE LAW: OVERTIME PAY MUST FOR NON-MANAGERIAL ROLES

KNOW THE LAW: OVERTIME PAY MUST FOR NON-MANAGERIAL ROLES

UAE
I am working as an accountant on unlimited contract with a company from July 2013. Now, HR department sent me a termination letter, in which it is mentioned "termination due to redundancy" and a one-month notice period. I want to know: (a) Since October 2015, my duty timings were 8am to 6.30pm - which is more than my eight-hour work requirements. Can I ask for a full year's overtime? (b) Will the company pay three months' salary or just one? Pursuant to your queries we advise you as below: (a) Remuneration for overtime: You are entitled for overtime remuneration in case your designation is not a manager or supervisor as laid down by Article 72 (1) of the Federal Law No. 8 of 1980 regulating Employment Relations in the UAE (the "Employment Law"). However, if you do not fall under t...
Qatar New Labor Law: If You’re Working In Qatar Or Interested In Working Here Are The Things You Should Know About The Recent Changes!

Qatar New Labor Law: If You’re Working In Qatar Or Interested In Working Here Are The Things You Should Know About The Recent Changes!

Qatar
10 must know things about the amended labour law A few amendments to the Law No 21 of 2015 were issued by the Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in the form of Law No. 21 of 2015 meant for the regulation of entry, exit and the residence of expats. Following are the highlights of the amended law: 1. The amended law gives expat workers the the right to exit the country for vacation, in case of any urgent circumstance, or any other purpose after informing the recruiter, according to the employment contract. 2. Expat workers can leave the country before the expiry of the employment contract after duly informing their employer. 3. In a scenario where an employer objects to the departure of the expat worker from the country, the expat worker has the right to approach the exit p...
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