This letter serves as a notice to remind the Employee of his post-termination obligations which include refraining from: competing with the Company, committing any acts of solicitation, and disclosing confidential information. These obligations are enforceable by law and by the employment contract.
According to Article 16 of the Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021 on regulation of labor relations, an employee must maintain the confidentiality of all information he has access to during the term of his employment and should return anything in his custody upon the end of his service.
Article 10 of the same law states that an employer can include a non-compete clause in the employment contract to oblige the employee not to compete with the employer, or from joining any competing project in the same sector. Such non-compete clause shall be specific in terms of the time and place and type of work to the extent necessary to protect the lawful interests of the employer. The survival of the non-compete clause shall not exceed 2 years after the expiration or termination date of the employment contract.
This document is intended for use in the United Arab Emirates.
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