Following the issuing of an equal wages Decree by the UAE’s President, under Article 32 of Federal Law No. 8/1980, it came into force on 25 September. The amendment to Federal Law No. 8/1980 was contained in Federal Decree-Law No. 6/2020. It states the new Article 32 will say ‘Female employees shall receive wages equal to that of Males if they perform the same work or another of equal value’.