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Longer Weekends For Govt Employees in UAE

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Staff Writer, TLR

Published on July 14, 2023, 17:41:00


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Employees working in the Federal entities in the UAE is in for a new year bonanza as Government announced longer weekends and shortened working days from January 2022.

The federal government announced that employees will now work from Monday to Thursday between 7.30 am to 3.30 pm while will have four and half hours of work on Friday forenoon. The Friday sermon service will be held at 1.15 pm through out the year, informed an official communique from the Government.

It is intended that the longer weekends will boost productivity of the personnel and improve work-life balance.

The new weekly working schedule will be implemented from January 1, 2022.