Paternity/Parental Leave Policy for Private Sector


Paternity/Parental Leave Policy for Private Sector

Basic Info

  • Applicable Region UAE
  • Available Languages
    English & Arabic
  • Document No 0000720
  • Version V 1.0
  • Last Updated 02-13-2024
  • Reviews 0
Document Summary

This paternity/parental leave policy is a document that sets guidelines and conditions applied on the leave taken by male/female employees who recently had a baby.


This paternity/parental leave policy is drafted in accordance with the provisions of Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021 on Regulation of Labour Relations.

This policy contains the following sections:

  1. Policy Statement
  2. Policy Scope
  3. Policy Provisions
  4. Implementation
  5. Procedure
  6. Employee Acknowledgment


This document is intended for use in the United Arab Emirates.

Before Execution

  • The information on this front page or contained in the headers and footers of this instrument are for guidance purposes only.
  • Please delete this front page together with the information contained in the headers, footers, and the endnotes prior to circulating this letter. Where square brackets […] and highlights are used in the document, it indicates that there is missing or incomplete information which will need to be incorporated prior to signature.
  • Please remove the square brackets and all highlighting prior to signature.

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