Private Sector asked to create 20,000 jobs for the Emiratis

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jobless in dubaiPrivate sector of UAE, already struggling with global recession and downturn, has been asked to create at least 20,000 jobs a year to cater for the jobless Emiratis.

According to Saqr Gobash, Minister of Labour, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Development and Employment Authority of National Human Resources (Tanmia), there are at least 35,000 unemployed Emiratis in the UAE. Out of which only 8,000 Emiratis are currently enrolled with Tanmia.

There is already a law in place that makes it virtually impossible for employers to fire Emirati employees.


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