UAE: New official working hours for employees

New official working hours for Sharjah government employees.

The Department of Human Resources in Sharjah has issued a circular regarding the mechanisms for implementing the new official weekly work system in government agencies in the Government of Sharjah, to become four working days from Monday to Thursday per week, provided that the official working hours for Sharjah government employees start from seven thirty in the morning until one o’clock. Half past three in the afternoon.

The circular indicated that the weekend starts from Friday until Sunday, in implementation of the decisions and directives issued by the Executive Council of the Emirate, in line with the vision of the United Arab Emirates to enhance its competitive position for various sectors, and accordingly, the implementation of the new work system will start from January 1, 2022. .