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DGHR Department to Enforce Flexible Working Hours Starting from August 16

DGHR Department to Enforce Flexible Working Hours Starting from August 16

In accordance with the directives of the Strategic Affairs Council of Dubai’s Executive Council, DGHR Department has issued a circular to activate flexible working hours in Dubai Government’s departments, starting on Sunday, August 16, 2020, with the aim of enhancing the productivity of employees and raising their happiness.

The circular specified flexible morning attendance hours for Dubai Government's employees, starting at 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., provided that the employee completes the number of official working hours determined in the government entity he/she works for, in accordance with Dubai Government's Human Resources Management Law. No. (8) of 2018 or the legislation related to human resources applied to that department.

H.E. Abdullah Ali Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Director General of DGHR Department, stressed Dubai Government's keenness on the happiness of its employees and the advancement of the human resource in Dubai, stressing that our wise leadership always focuses on the happiness of Dubai Government's employees, enacting laws and regulations that enhance the positive work environment so that employees can perform their duties in accordance with the highest standards, and focus on innovation and creativity in their work.​