Amendments to Federal Law (8) of 1980 on the organization of work introduced article (30) confirming that an employer may not terminate the service of a working women or give her a warning due to her pregnancy. Any termination of service due to pregnancy is considered arbitrary by virtue of article (122) of the law. Also introduced was article (7) prohibiting any kind of discrimination between people, which would weaken the equality of opportunity and infringe, among other things, on equality of access to jobs.

Date Adopted / Created / Concluded
Thematic Area
Labour Migration
Updating Labour Laws to Include Labour Migration
United Arab Emirates
Policy Type