Posts Tagged ‘gcc’

No outdoor work in UAE from 12:30-15:00

June 15 to Sept 15 a work ban during the hottest hours of the day are enforced. Only to ensure the safety of outdoor workers many of whom had suffered from exhaustion before the ban was enforced years ago.

All GCC nations also began implementing the summer work ban following persistent heat and sunstroke cases among outdoor workers and growing global concerns about the expatriate workers’ human rights.

NO TAX

“We’re not talking about taxes,” Ahmed Humaid Al Tayer, Governor of the Dubai International Financial Centre and part of the three-member Dubai Supreme Fiscal Committee (DSFC), said. “The local government doesn’t have the authority to impose taxes,” he said, adding that that was a decision to be taken by the federal government.

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