Workers in the UAE not receive an extra day’s paid holiday for the New Year, it has been announced.

New Year’s Day falls on a Friday this year and, in keeping with previous years, could have led to an extra day’s holiday for workers. However, in a statement on the news agency WAM, it was confirmed public and private sector workers will not receive an extra day’s paid holiday.

“The Federal Authority for Human Resources has said that the New Year’s holiday for 2016, which falls on Friday, 1st of January, will not be transferred to another day,” the statement said. .. see more

source: gulfnews