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UAE: 18,000 Abu Dhabi workers receive settlements of USD82m unpaid wages in year to June 2021

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"More than 18,000 Abu Dhabi workers get Dh300m in unpaid salaries," 26 July 2021

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) has announced the settlement of labour disputes in Abu Dhabi worth more than Dh300 million.

... 22 labour disputes, involving unpaid wages worth Dh300.6 million, were resolved between June 2020 and June 2021. The settlements follow decisions issued by the Supreme Arbitration Committee for Collective Labour Disputes...

The formation of the committee is in line with the implementation of a federal law concerning the regulation of labour relations and its amendments to accelerate the settlement in labour disputes... The ministry called upon companies in the private sector to pay the salaries of workers on time, based on the agreements between the two...

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