UAE Government Employees To Return To Work

  • Publish date: Monday، 10 May 2021
UAE Government Employees To Return To Work
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The UAE's Federal Authority for Government Human Resources announced on Monday, that all exceptions granted to federal government employees due to Covid-19 have been cancelled.

This includes the decision to exclude such employees from returning to the workplace as part of precautionary measures due to the ongoing pandemic.

The decision will begin to be imposed starting Sunday, May 16 with an exception to female employees whose children are engaged in distance learning can continue to avail of the exemption till the end of the current school year.

Employees who have not yet received the vaccine will be required to undergo PCR tests on a weekly basis at their own expense, a circular issued by the authority said.

If the employee has a medical reason for not taking the vaccine and can prove the same with a medical report, the tests will be undertaken at the expense of the employer.

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