The United Arab Emirates has taken the initiative to push federal employees to a 4.5 day work week beginning from 1st January 2022. However, the new weekend will begin from Friday noon until Sunday night according to the information given by the UAE government. Let’s know more about this in the article!
UAE begins 4.5 Day Work Week to Increase Efficiency
From starting the New Year all the government commodities in UAE will start working in the same schedule of 4.5 working days, being Friday a half-day till noon and Saturday- Sunday as week offs every week.
Every weekend, Saturday & Sunday are off in UAE and Friday is a half-day
This week off and change in working hours will help UAE employees and residents get a better balance between work and family life. With this initiative, UAE has become the very first country in the globe to introduce a national working week, which is briefer than the global five-day week.