Employment rights guide given to workers upon arrival in UAE

A labourers’ guide drive for new arriving workers was launched Thursday at the Dubai International Airport to educate them about their legal rights

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ABU DHABI // A guide to teach newly-arrived labourers about their employment rights was launched on Thursday at the Dubai International Airport.

Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, said the Know your Rights will explain the new labour decrees to workers.

The guides, which are printed in Arabic, English, Hindi, Urdu and Malayalam, will be handed out to labourers as they arrive. Mr Ghobash said: “The UAE is committed to providing all means of protection to workers’ rights.”

The second phase of the campaign will include a similar launch at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.