Accommodate People with Disabilities in the Workplace


​Employers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) should familiarize themselves with a resolution passed last year by the UAE Federal Cabinet requiring accommodations for individuals with disabilities in the workplace. The overall purpose of the resolution is to assist people with disabilities to enter and remain in the workforce and to engage in active and productive employment on an equal basis with their colleagues, notwithstanding their disabilities. The resolution applies to governmental entities, private-sector employers and nonprofit organizations.

For the purpose of the resolution, individuals are considered to be “people of determination” if they have a permanent or temporary disability or deficiency in their physical, sensory, mental,…


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