Abu Dhabi: Workers Receive AED106 Million in Unpaid Wages

  • Publish date: Monday، 09 May 2022
Abu Dhabi: Workers Receive AED106 Million in Unpaid Wages

Abu Dhabi Labour Court on Monday statistics showed that a total of 3,806 workers in Abu Dhabi have received Dh106 million in unpaid wages after the intervention of the labour court.

The number of cases registered before the Court of First Instance during the first quarter of this year amounted to 1,932 cases, of which 98% were adjudicated, while the number of cases filed on appeal was 506 cases, with a settlement rate of 97%.

The number of settled electronic requests reached 24,687 demands, while the 'Inquire' platform, for answering customers' queries, registered 806 requests, with 97% of replies given within the time limit granted.

Youssef Saeed Al Abri, Undersecretary of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) emphasised the commitment of the Labour Court to consolidate the judicial approaches and to develop the procedures, in accordance with the new articles introduced in the Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021 Regarding the Regulation of Employment Relationship, which came into force on 2 February 2022, and Cabinet Resolution No. 1 of 2022 on the implementation of this law to achieve the desired goals of strengthening the stability of the labour market and protecting the rights of all parties.

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