According to a new human resources law issued on Sunday, The annual leaves for all government employees in Dubai have been increased. Grades eight to 11 will get 25 paid leaves as opposed to the 22 they got previously while those of grade seven and below will receive 18 instead of 15.
Other new articles in the law is yearly travel allowances for Emirati employees’ family members aged under 21 years, instead of 18. Expat employees will receive travel allowances for three children aged under 21 years.
A 10-day leave for employees mourning the death of a spouse while another five days will be given when second-degree relatives die.