Does your company treat you right?
1 in 5 people earning Dh6000 a month or less, say they have been asked to go on unpaid leave; what is more out of the 34 percent who say they've been asked to go on unpaid leave in the last year, have been asked to take 4-5 weeks or more. For more shocking statistics about the working world, read on...
February 27, 2012 3:57 by p.deleon
How well are your rights as an employee here in the UAE or the KSA being protected by the labour law? What with the rather under developed form of Human Resources in place in these parts of the woods, we were curious to find out just how well protected employees felt by the labour law. So between the 5th and 9th of January 2012 our good friends at YouGov conducted a survey with over 1,506 respondents in the UAE and KSA.
The findings are rather interesting. Did you know that about 41 percent of those surveyed thought there was little to absolutely no clarity in the labour law—an interesting statistic to keep in mind when you consider the 62 percent in the UAE and the 48 percent in Saudi who claim their company follows the labour law to some extent.
1 in 5 people earning Dh6000 a month or less, say they have been asked to go on unpaid leave. Considering the legality of the issue-it is probably interesting to note that 34 percent of all those asked to go on unpaid leave in the last year, have been asked to take 4-5 weeks or more.
For more please check out our nifty infographic down below-click on it for a larger image.