Urgent.. obligating the employer to grant the worker two months' salary in these cases

The labor law in the UAE obliges the employer to grant the worker two months' salary in some cases.

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation confirmed that it is implementing transparent procedures that guarantee the right of the contracting parties to file a labor complaint, explaining that in the event of a conflict between the employer or the worker or any of those entitled to them in any of the rights resulting from either of them under the provisions of Federal Decree-Law No. (33) of 2021 Concerning the regulation of labor relations, he must submit a request to the Ministry, which examines the request and takes what it deems necessary to settle the dispute between them amicably.

She stated that in the event that an amicable settlement is not possible, the dispute shall be referred to the competent court within 14 days from the date of submitting the request, and the referral shall be accompanied by a memorandum containing a summary of the dispute, the arguments of the two parties and the ministry’s recommendation, calling on every worker whose complaint has been referred to the judiciary, to register his claim and to amend his status in the state. Speed, as the Minister has the right to issue the necessary decisions regulating the status of the worker and the facility after referring the complaint to the judiciary.

The ministry stated that the worker has the right to demand two months' wages if he continues to work during the validity of the labor dispute referred to the judiciary, and the ministry in this case has the right to oblige the employer to pay that wage or refer the complaint in this regard to the judiciary.