Sharjah Ruler Raises Emiratis Minimum Wage To AED25,000
- Publish date: Tuesday، 01 June 2021
"We raised salaries to Dh25,000 after conducting studies with the Department of Social Services," Sheikh Dr Sultan said on Sharjah Media Office's Twitter account.
"I was watching all the expenditure details of individuals and families to know which salary would grant them a decent life.
صاحب السمو #حاكم_الشارقة لبرنامج الخط المباشر: نحن رفعنا المرتبات إلى 25 ألفاً وذلك بعد دراسات قمنا بها مع دائرة الخدمات الاجتماعية، وكنت أشاهد كافة تفاصيل المصاريف للفرد والعائلة حتى أعرف الراتب الذي يعطيهم الحياة الكريمة، لو زادت مصاريف الحياة سنقوم بعمل دراسة جديدة. pic.twitter.com/aX6DfWa8nI— sharjahmedia (@sharjahmedia) May 31, 2021
"If life expenses increase, we will conduct a new study. If the situation becomes detrimental to people with low income, I will not leave them.”
The government had established a committee to assess and assist Emiratis looking for employment according to His Highness.
"There are more than 12,000 jobseekers in Sharjah," Sheikh Dr Sultan said. "We will not close the door to any jobseeker, even those who do not meet the terms of employment.
"We have ordered the formation of a committee called the Employment Processing Committee, which will work under my supervision.
"It will consist of statistics, social services and human resources departments in the government of Sharjah.
"Its mission is to study the employment applications and find solutions to address the problems of everyone who faces an employment difficulty."
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