Can An Employee Leave His/her Free Zone Job Without Penalty

Question:
Can an employee leave his/her free zone job without penalty

Answer:
If a worker leaves within one year of joining, he has to reimburse the price of visa along with other expenses incurred from the company on him”, it can be considered contrary and void towards the Labour Law. However in this example, the employer is qualified for claim the compensation for any employee’s violation in the labour contract, just like the labour contracts in Free Zones like JAFZA are often limited to a couple of years.

Therefore, in the event that employee revokes the contract prematurely, then the company in this instance has got the directly to claim … compensation since he terminated the labour contract prematurely, and the quantity of compensation varies between just around Dh1,500 and Dh2,000.

Such an amount shall be determined based on the employee’s position as well as salary.

The employer provides the directly to ask JAFZA to position a work ban for per year and so a work ban is applicable for JAFZA only.

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