Equal gender pay announced in UAE

Dubai: Men and women in the UAE will be equally paid as a draft law to ensure genden equality in the workplace is set to take effect.

On Tuesday, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, made the announcement of a draft law of gender equal pay.

On his official Twitter account, Shaikh Mohammad said the draft of the first gender equal pay and wage legislation was adopted during the Cabinet meeting.

“With the force of the law and wisdom, there are no exceptions in providing equal opportunities between the sexes. Our Constitution includes the equal rights and duties of genders, and we seek to enhance, enforce and guarantee this constitutional right through the new law.”


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