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Sharjah Authorities Impose Restrictions on Labour Movement

Sharjah Authorities Impose Restrictions on Labour Movement - Coming Soon in UAE
16 April 2020

The SEDD announce on providing a new directive aimed at protecting the health and safety of workers.

The Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) recently issued a circular restricting movement of workers to other emirates. A number of new precautionary and preventive measures were announced for workers with the aim of protecting their health and safety in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

While prohibiting the movement of workers outside the emirate, the department also imposed restrictions on their movement within Sharjah as a precautionary measure. The entry of workers from other emirates will also be restricted. Administrative penalties will be levied against violators.

The officials also commented that those operating in the cleaning, food and private security sectors are freed from such restrictions. Transportation means carrying workers have to reduce their capacity and ensure every worker with masks and leaves a safe distance while getting in and out of the vehicle. Labour camps were also directed to maintain the highest levels of hygiene using sanitizers and take all necessary preventive measures.

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