Urgent.. Amendments to the paid public holidays law for workers in the UAE

In the United Arab 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 UAE to work in the UAE, as follows:

1- The worker is entitled to a weekly rest day with full pay.

2- In calculating the period of the worker's annual leave, the holidays established by law or by agreement or any other periods due to illness if they overlap with this leave.
3- 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

4- The worker is entitled to a maximum of 30 consecutive 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.

5- The worker is entitled to an annual paid leave of 30 days.

6- The worker can accumulate his leave accrued for more than two years and obtain them together upon renewing his contract

7- The worker is entitled to a cash allowance equal to the days of accrued unused vacation if the contract is terminated.

8- The worker's daily rest shall not be less than 12 hours a day, including at least 8 continuous hours.

9- Round-trip airfare every two years.