The bucket announced additional wage support for Emiratis working in the country’s private sector.
The announcement was made on Wednesday by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court.
The decision concerns all employees in the private and banking sectors, regardless of their date of entry into service or whether they were appointed before or after the launch of Nafes on September 13, 2021.
It applies without exception to all citizens in all jobs and specialties and with all educational qualifications, provided that monthly salaries do not exceed 30,000 Dh.
Under the decision, financial support has been increased so that monthly allowances reach a maximum of Dh7,000 for bachelor’s degree holders, Dh6,000 for diploma holders and Dh5,000 for those who have completed high school or less.
Citizens working in the private sector will also receive an allowance of Dh600 for each child they have, provided their total monthly salary does not exceed Dh50,000. Support will be granted to a maximum of four children for a period of five years from the date of the decision.
The value of temporary financial support for those who have lost their jobs in the private sector will also be increased.
Updated: November 23, 2022, 7:21 p.m.