- Any discrimination on the basis of race, colour, sex, religion, national or social origin
or disability which would have the effect of nullifying or impairing equality of
opportunity, or prejudicing equal treatment in the employment, the maintenance
of a job and the enjoyment of its benefits, is prohibited. Employers are prohibited to
discriminate against workers in jobs involving similar tasks.
- Rules and regulations that aim to enhance the participation of UAE citizens in the
labour market shall not constitute discrimination.
- Without prejudice to the rights established for working women stipulated herein, all
provisions regulating the employment of workers without discrimination, shall apply
to working women.
- A woman is granted a wage equal to the wages of a man if she performs the same
work, or an alternative work of equal value. By a resolution of the Cabinet, upon the
Minister’s proposal, the procedures, terms and standards necessary for evaluating
work of equal value shall be issued.