Urgent.. The law determines the period of annual and weekly leave for workers in the Emirates.
The Domestic Workers Law and its Executive Regulations set rest periods and leave for the domestic worker and related provisions. The law guarantees vacations for every worker who enters the Emirates to work in the UAE, as follows:
The worker is entitled to a weekly rest day with comprehensive pay.
The worker has the right to an alternative rest day if he works on his day off, or a cash allowance equivalent to the wages of a working day
The annual leave period for the worker shall be included in the vacation days established by law or by agreement, or any other periods due to illness if they overlap with this leave.
The worker is entitled to a maximum of 30 continuous or intermittent sick leave in the contractual year, the first 15 days of the sick leave being fully paid and the following 15 days without pay.
The worker is entitled to an annual paid leave of 30 days.
- The worker can accumulate his leave accrued for more than two years and obtain them combined upon renewal of his contract
The worker is entitled to a cash allowance equal to the accrued unused vacation days if the contract is terminated
The worker's daily rest shall not be less than 12 hours a day, including at least 8 continuous hours.
Round-trip airfare every two years.
And granting the worker an annual leave of thirty days for each year, as Article 13 stipulates that the annual leave shall be paid before taking it, and if the service period is less than a year and more than six months, he is entitled to two days leave for each month, and the employer has the right to specify the date for the start of the leave annual, and may, when necessary, divide it into two periods at most.
If the working conditions require the worker to be employed during all or part of his annual leave and the leave period during which he worked is not carried over to the following year, the employer must pay him his wages plus a leave allowance for the days of his work equal to his basic wage, and in all cases it is not permissible to employ the worker during His annual leave more than once in two consecutive years.
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