Public, private sector working hours for Ramadan announced
Working hours of private sector companies will be reduced from eight to six hours a day during the Holy Month of Ramadan, without affecting the salaries of employees, the Ministry of Labour has said.
The Labour Minister Saqr Gobash issued a ministerial circular to private sector companies and establishments on the reduction of work hours in the UAE, which is in accordance with article 65 of the Federal Law No. 8 of 1980.
Meanwhile, the working hours of employees at various ministries and other federal institutions will be from 9am to 2pm, said a circular issued by Minister of Education Humaid Mohamed Obaid Al Qattami.