Sharjah Ups the Ante, Moves to a 4-Day Working Week. Friday, Saturday and Sunday the New Weekend
Sharjah has announced a four-day workweek from 2022 with Friday, Saturday and Sunday forming the new weekend. The new workweek will be effective from January 1st, 2022.
The decision was made as per directives issued by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
Sharjah’s government employees will work from 7.30am to 3.30pm on weekdays. No specific mention has made for schools or the private sector.
The UAE Government had earlier this week announced that it would transition into a four-and-a-half-day workweek, with Saturday, Sunday and Friday half-day forming the new weekend. Abu Dhabi and Dubai’s education regulators, ADEK and the KHDA respectively, confirmed schools in the two emirates would follow the federal directive.