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Private sector workers rejoice at longer Eid break
Many companies declared longer holidays in advance regardless of when Eid starts
In fact the working hours and work stress is more in private sector companies and those who work in this field deserve to get at least equal holidays to public sector workers not less!
Sriram, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Many of the companies is not given holidays as stated, govt should adopt rules for private too irrespective of EID falls on regular holiday, Private companies must give compensation for at least Eid breaks.. we are bit unlucky last three years continue in a row that Eid breaks just goes in our regular holidays..
Basheer, Dubai, India
Private sector company like ours has given holiday till saturday. All of us in our company will have to return back to work on Sunday.
B. Ahamed Ameen, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
most of the private construction companys are not willing to give extra holydays ,only 2 days allowed
jayabal, abudhabi, United Arab Emirates
actually we can say 1 day only since friday is weekend holiday why uae can,t declare atleast as oman 4-5 days including friday
mirza, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
I work for Real Estate Developer , Malls and Hospitality Company, however we do not have 2 days holiday for Eid, just 1 day Thursday. No Justification given to staff why there is no 2 days holiday for Eid.
Iain, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
we are getting only Thursday and Friday.it is not fair Friday should be compensated as it is already the weekend.The U.A.E is very stingy when it comes to holidays.;
anonymous, ajman, United Arab Emirates
I don;t think so that any of the private sector employees are getting longer holidays. All of them to be back in work on Saturday or Sunday.
GP, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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