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Overview of Employee Monitoring in UAE

This guide offers the reader a comprehensive overview of employee monitoring in the UAE, highlighting what merits an employer has to monitor their employee. The guide highlights the legalities of monitoring using different communication mediums, including CCTV, biometrics, device monitoring and covert surveillance. It also gives a brief overview on employee access rights and penalties. The guide explains employee monitoring under the UAE jurisdiction, including federal law, free zone law and local laws.

Rima Mrad, Partner, and Rania El Tawil, Senior Associate, both based in our Dubai office, wrote a comprehensive piece covering the UAE jurisdiction on employee monitoring. You can read her chapter here.

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