Dubai Forum: MOHRE Advises Flexible Work Patterns Due to Expected Rain
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation calls on private sector companies across the UAE to apply flexible working patterns tomorrow, Monday, 12 February, given the expected weather conditions.— وزارة الموارد البشرية والتوطين (@MOHRE_UAE) February 11, 2024
“Necessary measures need to be taken by companies to ensure outdoor work,…
Dubai, UAE – As Dubai braces for expected rainfall on Monday, February 12, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) has issued an important advisory for private sector companies across the UAE. With the anticipation of “Dubai rain” affecting various parts of the city, MOHRE encourages the adoption of flexible working arrangements to ensure the safety and well-being of the workforce.
In a proactive measure to combat the challenges posed by the unpredictable weather, MOHRE stresses the importance of adhering to stringent occupational health and safety standards. The ministry advises, “Companies undertaking outdoor work must take necessary precautions to comply with occupational health and safety requirements, ensuring the health and safety of workers commuting to and from outdoor work locations.”
This guidance comes as part of MOHRE’s dedication to fostering a secure and adaptable working environment amidst the fluctuating weather conditions expected in Dubai. Employers are urged to prioritize the safety of their employees, demonstrating flexibility in work schedules and arrangements where possible.
For the latest updates and advisories related to the “Dubai rain” and its impact on work conditions, follow MOHRE’s official Twitter account.