UAE private firms urged to apply flexible work patterns

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The UAE's Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has called on private sector establishments to apply flexible work patterns on Friday, November 17 due to the unstable weather conditions.

In a statement on social media, the Ministry said appropriate measures need to be taken by companies to ensure essential outdoor work complies with occupational health and safety requirements.

It also urged firms to ensure the safety of workers commuting to and from outdoor work locations.

According to the National Centre of Meteorology, thunderstorms and rain of varying intensity are expected in parts of the UAE over the coming days.

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