Abu Dhabi: New Mechanisms for Handing Over Labourers’ Dues Adopted
Albayan, 16 February 2023: Abu Dhabi’s Labour Court has adopted new mechanisms and procedures to guarantee labourers are paid quickly in a few easy steps.
According to this new mechanism, a private sector company responsible for providing labourers’ insurance coverage must open an office at the Labour Court’s headquarters to pay their financial dues faster based on legal controls.
Based on Abu Dhabi Ministerial Decision No. 318/2022 on the bank guarantee and insurance for labourers’ dues, private sector employers have two options.
They can either pay a bank guarantee of no less than 3,000 AED for each labourer or buy an insurance policy for 30 months at 137.50 AED for skilled labourers and 180 AED for unskilled labourers.
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