UAE.. Granting the worker the right to obtain a cash allowance for the annual leave or to deport half of it

UAE.. The labor system allows the worker to obtain a cash allowance for the annual leave or to deport half of it

In accordance with Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021 regulating labor relations and its executive regulations, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation allows the worker to agree with the employer to grant him a cash allowance for half of the annual leave of his wages that he receives when the leave is due, or to deport no more than half of the leave for the year in which followed by

In the event the worker’s service is terminated, a cash allowance shall be paid to him for the balance of his legally due annual leave, in accordance with the basic wage.

Also, the employer may not prevent the worker from benefiting from his annual leave due for more than two years, unless the worker wishes to deport it or obtain a cash allowance for it, in accordance with the organizational regulations in force in the facility, and what is specified by the executive regulations of this Decree-Law

The worker is entitled to receive wages for the days of the due leave if he leaves the work before using it, regardless of its duration, for the period for which he did not obtain his leave.

A part-time worker is entitled to an annual leave according to the actual working hours spent by the employer, and its duration is determined on the basis of the total working hours after converting them to working days, divided by the number of working days in the year, multiplied by the legally established leaves

In calculating these accrued leaves, the part of the day is considered a full day, according to 3 cases: the ratio is equal to the ratio of the employee’s work on a part-time contract to the work of the employee on a full-time contract, the actual working hours equal to a maximum of 8 hours per day, and the number of working hours of the employee on a part-time contract It is equal to the number of hours that have been contracted, and the arithmetic equation is the number of hours worked in the part-time employee contract per year, divided by the number of hours worked in the full-time contract per year, multiplied by 100 equals the ratio