The UAE determines the conditions for applying administrative sanctions against employees
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation in the United Arab Emirates announced setting the conditions for applying administrative penalties against employees who commit violations in the Emirates.
Establish the criteria for the imposition of administrative punishments on employees in the Emirates.
The United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation made an announcement regarding the conditions that must be met in order to apply administrative penalties to employees who commit offenses while working in the Emirates.
Conditions for the employer applying the administrative penalty against the employee
The requirements that must be met before an administrative punishment can be levied against an employee by their employer, A disciplinary penalty cannot be imposed on the worker in relation to any act he commits outside of the workplace, unless this act is related to the work, the employer, or the manager. The Ministry has specified eight requirements that must be observed by the employer before imposing any administrative penalty on any of its employees. These requirements include the following: the Ministry has specified that the employer must observe these requirements before imposing any administrative penalty on any of its employees. She indicated that it is not permissible to impose a disciplinary penalty on the worker after more than 30 days have passed from the date of revealing the violation, and it is not permissible to impose a disciplinary penalty on him after more than 30 days have passed. It is not permissible to impose more than one penalty on the worker for one act, and it is not permissible to impose more than one penalty on the worker for one act. Within sixty days of the date on which the investigation into the violation and its proof was concluded, with particular emphasis placed on the requirement that the fine imposed for the violation be proportional to the extent of the damage, with the proviso that it does not exceed the equivalent of five days' wages per month, and with the statement that the penalty of being denied a periodic bonus may not be imposed more than once per year. This bonus may also be delayed for a period of more than six months, and the penalty of being denied promotion may not be enforced for more than one promotion move, provided that the worker who was punished is promoted in the first following promotion move when the required conditions for promotion are met.
Obligating the employer to inform the employee of the application of the administrative penalty against him
Involving an obligation on the part of the employer to notify the employee of the imposition of the administrative penalty against him, The Ministry emphasized the importance of notifying the worker of the violation against him, listening to his statements, allowing him to defend himself, recording his statements in a report, indicating the penalty at the end of the report, and notifying him in writing of any penalty that was imposed on him, in addition to the type of penalty, the amount of the penalty, and the reasons for the penalty, in addition to the prescribed penalty. All of these steps must be completed before the worker can be held accountable for the violation. When the same thing is done more than once.