Paid Holiday The Dubai Government Human Resources Department has officially announced a paid New Year holiday for the emirate’s government sector.
Scheduled for January 1, 2024, Monday, the declared holiday grants government employees a well-deserved break, with regular work resuming on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
Exclusions and Operational Considerations: Paid Holiday
The circular issued by the local government authority specifies exclusions for entities with employees working in shifts or those involved in public service and facility management. Working hours for these categories will be tailored to meet operational requirements determined by each entity.
Three-Day Weekend: Paid Holiday
In alignment with the federal government and the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, the holiday on January 1 extends a three-day weekend for employees across both the public and private sectors in the country.