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Sharjah Announces Four-Day Workweek

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


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The Sharjah Executive Council has announced that Sharjah will adopt a four-day workweek. This announcement came a day after the UAE said that it will shift to a four-and-a-half day workweek.

His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the Ruler of Sharjah and Supreme Council Member had directed the Sharjah Executive Council to make this remarkable change in the work culture.

As per sources, the new workweek was announced after conducting an extensive study to improve quality of life and bringing about the perfect work-life balance. The new workweek system will also boost morale and improve working conditions.

The weekend will begin from Friday of every week and end on the Sunday. The working hours from Monday to Thursday is set from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM.