Mid­day break an­nounced

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The mid­day break rule for labourers work­ing di­rectly un­der the sun will come into ef­fect from June 15 to Septem­ber 16 this year as the Min­istry of Hu­man Re­sources and Emi­rati­sa­tion aims pre­vent heat-re­lated ill­nesses. For the 12th con­sec­u­tive year, all em­ploy­ers will be re­quired to sched­ule work­ers shifts be­tween the morn­ing and night pre­vent­ing any sort of duty un­der di­rect sun­light be­tween 12.30pm and 3pm. Vi­o­la­tors will be fined Dh5,000 per em­ployee found work­ing dur­ing these hours.

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