UAE National Day holidays: 4-day long weekend for public sector likely, 3 for private
The private sector will observe Thursday, 15 November 2012, as an official paid holiday to mark the new Hijri year 1434, according to a circular issued by Minister of Labour saqr Gobash and reported in the Dubai Chronicle.
The Federal Authority for Human Resources has announced that Thursday, November 15, will be a holiday for all ministerial and federal bodies on the occasion of the Islamic New Year.
Work will resume on Sunday, November 18, according to a circular issued Humaid Mohammad Al Quttami, Minister of Education and Chairman of FAHR.
The one-day break is given to the private sector workers in virtue of article (74) of the federal labour law (8)/1980 on work relations and its amendments.
For more information read the original article in the Dubai Chronicle.