Labour Standards Development Authority law issued

His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, issued Law No 3 of 2015 regulating the functions, objectives and powers of Sharjah?s Labour Standards Development Authority.

The law stipulates that the Labour Authority in Sharjah is a corporate body, and has the full legal capacity for carrying out any action required to achieve its goals.

The Sharjah Labour Standards Development Authority aims to provide the necessary support for employers and employees working in the emirate, in cooperation and coordination with government agencies and private enterprises. The law comes into effect from the date of issue.