UAE to activate remote work system from March 29 for two weeks, barring vital sectors

Emirates News Agency | Mar 27, 2020 at 12:52 AM
  • The Federal Authority For Government Human Resources (FAHR) will activate the Remote Work System for all ministries, authorities, and federal institutions, effective Sunday, March 29th, for a renewable period of two weeks.
  • All sectors are also required to identify standard timeframes and mechanisms for every task assigned to each employee and identify the management system of remote work in terms of workhours, be it a standard or flexible work schedule per day, week or month.
  • Authorisations given to undertake remote work have to be regulated as well, and employers have to ensure proper follow-up of their employees working remotely in order to ensure they stick to work schedules and accomplishment of work as desired.