Sharjah Government Media Bureau – The Sharjah Executive Council issued Decree No. (36) of 2018 amending the Executive Council Resolution No. (17) of 2017 on the Executive Regulations of Law No. (6) of 2015 concerning human resources in the Emirate of Sharjah.
Heads of various Sharjah government bodies and institutions have underscored the significance of the new amendments to the Executive Regulations of Sharjah Human Resources Law, approved by the Sharjah Executive Council in accordance with the directives and directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
The amendments included the salary hike ordered by His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah in early 2018, which increased the salaries of Sharjah Government employees, as well as the establishment of Sharjah Social Security Fund for UAE nationals at the Government of Sharjah. They also included the addition of new items related to all kinds of promotions, discipline in the workplace, housing allowance and others.
The new amendments further included reliance on the licence to practise issued by the Ministry of Health and Community Protection instead of the previous evaluation, approval of paternity leave and addition of a new article on employee secondment.