Decision to reduce working hours in the “private” sector

The decision of the Ministry of Human Resources in the Emirates regarding reducing the working hours of the “private” by two hours per day during Ramadan.

Yesterday, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation issued a ministerial circular regarding working hours in the private sector during the holy month of Ramadan.

According to the circular, private sector establishments within the country must reduce the normal working hours of all their employees by two hours per day throughout the blessed month.

This came in implementation of the executive regulations of Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021 regarding the regulation of labor relations.