The most important of which is its ability to create job opportunities for the citizens of “remote areas”
“Emiratization”: 14 professional and societal benefits for “remote work” in the “private”
The ministry has adopted two types of "remote work" that employers can apply within the country.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has identified 14 professional and societal benefits for the application of the remote work system in the establishments and employers of the private sector, the most important of which is the ability of this system to create job opportunities for citizens living in remote places, who are looking for job opportunities, without considering the distance or proximity of workplaces from Their homes, explaining that establishments can implement this system according to two approved types, the first is “partially remote work”, while the second is “completely remote work.”
In detail, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation confirmed that the application of the establishments and employers of the private sector, the remote work system, greatly contributes to creating job opportunities for citizens looking for job opportunities, without considering the distance or proximity of workplaces from their homes, and this system also Employers are also encouraged to provide job opportunities for the partially unemployed or underutilized groups of remote areas, while saving transportation costs between remote areas and cities, as well as saving the costs of attracting citizens.
According to the ministry, "remote work" is a work system in which the worker performs his duties from locations different from the employer's headquarters, i.e. in which the worker performs work from outside the locations designated for work, whether partially weekly, monthly or fully.
The ministry has adopted two types of “remote work”, which employers can implement within the country, the first is “partial remote work”, during which the employee can divide his work time between the main workplace and the remote workplace, in equal or different proportions, and it may be This is days a week, weeks a month, or months a year, while the second type is “completely teleworking”, and it concerns jobs that can be performed completely from outside the office.
The ministry indicated, on its official website, that there are 14 benefits that the application of the remote work system can achieve for establishments, workers and society, noting that, at the level of the employer, this system would “increase employee satisfaction with the facility, reduce unscheduled absences, Increasing productivity, saving money, expanding the pool of talent, in addition to ensuring the continuity of operations.”
She stated that at the employee's level, working remotely contributes to "improving work, increasing job satisfaction, improving work-life balance, as well as increasing rest time, in addition to saving money that will be spent on transportation, and finally allowing more time to care for children."
With regard to the societal benefits of applying this shift, the ministry indicated that it helps “provide new job opportunities for the totally or partially unemployed, increases work options for people of determination, improves the economic future in remote areas, and finally, strengthens family relations by improving balance.” between work and family life.
Rights and Duties
Rights and Duties
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation confirmed that ensuring the success of the remote work system must be accompanied by the commitment of the employee and the employer to a number of rights and duties, as all conditions and benefits that apply to employees working in the full-time system should apply to the employee working within this system, the most important of which is the “right in privacy, in being eligible for promotion or benefits, and in having the same workload and expectations as full-time employees in the workplace.”
On the other hand, she stated, the employee must comply with the security requirements of the employer, and he must deal with any challenges or difficulties resulting from remote work arrangements, and be easily accessible by colleagues or the employer during working hours.
With regard to the employer, he has the right, according to the ministry, to stipulate specific working hours that the remote employee is committed to, as well as to cancel the remote work system in case the employee is in violation of the laws.
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