Dubai Chamber to shift to a 4.5-day working week

Dubai Chamber to shift to a 4.5-day working week

Dubai Chamber will shift to a 4.5-day working week starting 3rd January, 2022, in a move that falls in line with a newly approved work week for UAE federal government employees.

The official working hours will be 9 working hours per day Monday-Thursday, from 8:00 until 17:00, and four working hours on Friday (8:00-12:00).

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources proposed the new workweek following comprehensive benchmarking and feasibility studies reflecting potential impacts of the move on the economy, social and family ties and the overall wellbeing of people in the UAE.

News Source: Emirates News Agency

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