Dubai Police has successfully resolved a dispute between construction workers and their company. The workers gathered near The Boulevard today, demanding bonuses from their employer.
Dubai Police has coordinated with the employer to resolve the issue of the workers, affirming that their rights will be preserved and that their matter will be brought to the concerned, so as to take the required actions in accordance with the laws in this regard.
Speaking about the event, Major-General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina, Commander-in-chief of Dubai Police, said that a group of labourers gathered to complain about belated extra working hours bonuses. "Dubai Police interfered and managed to resolve the issue in less than an hour, after workers were promised that their demands will be carefully considered", Al Mazeina added.
He further affirmed that the UAE’s labour laws are clear and enacted to protect the worker’s rights, adding that the required procedures will be taken within the legal frameworks.
Al Mazeina also explained that Dubai Police presence at the scene was just a normal precautionary measure to maintain order and ensure optimal level of public safety, including the workers, while the whole situation was settled in a very professional and civilised manner.