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Covid-19: Remote work guidelines for UAE private sector issued

Khaleej Times 2020-03-27 02:09:56

After UAE launched it's remote working system for the public sector to contain the coronavirus, Covid-19, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) also issued a decree on Thursday regulating remote work system for the private sector.

In a statement issued on social media, MoHRE tweeted that as part of the preventive measures taken across the country to stop Covid-19 spread, Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of MoHRE, issued a decree setting guidelines for remote work for private sector employees too.

As per the decree, the following precautionary measures are laid out for private sector as they work from home:

- Work remotely and prioritize certain categories.

- Employees in office should not exceed 30 per cent of total capacity

- Reduce number of customers to 30% of of capacity

- Ensure labour bus is used by maximum 25 per cent of whole capacity

As part of the preventive measure taken to stop the spread of coronavirus, HE Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of #MOHRE, issued a new decree on regulating remote work in the private sector. The decree will be operational from 29 March and for 2 weeks extendable.

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UAE launched a nationwide campaign on Thursday night to combat Covid-19.

The decree comes into effect on March 29, 2020, and for two weeks.