UAE launches 'early leave' policy for expat workers

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced the launch of an "early leave" initiative for the country's largely expatriate workforce. The scheme, which was announced yesterday by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, aims to enable expat workers who employed in the UAE's private sector to return to their home countries.  Expats are being encouraged to leave during the period of social disatancing measures implemented in the past week by the authorities in an effort to contain the spread of covid-19. According to WAM news agency, the initiative is seeking to help expat...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.