50% of Government Employees to Return to Workplaces in Sharjah

Following directives from the Executive Council, Sharjah’s Directorate of Human Resources has announced up to 50% of Government employees in the Emirate will be allowed to return to their workplaces from 28 June. The Directorate issued a Circular to this effect. However, departments and entities must be happy to receive this percentage of employees and implement the decision. All departments and institutions should be ready to welcome 50% of their employees by 5 July 2020. The Circular states categories previously mentioned in Sharjah Circular No. 9/2020 will continue to be exempt. This includes those employees working on remote systems in Government departments and institutions, like pregnant women, those who are disabled or with chronic diseases or weak immune systems as well as through over 60 and women with children enrolled in education in ninth grade or below. Medical tests have to be carried out together with the Health Ministry on employees returning to work. In addition, the anti-Coronavirus measures have to be complied with. This includes observing social distancing rules, determining the number of auditors and complying with safety rules and procedures. Full story

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