Read about the provisions for sick leave.
However, during the probationary period, the employee may get a sick leave without pay, subject to the approval of the employer and based on a medical report issued by the medical entity that stipulates the necessity of the leave.
Note: The above provisions are subject to conditions and do not apply to sick leave because of occupational illness.
On the other hand, the employee is ineligible for a paid sick leave in the following situations:
According to Article 31 of the UAE Labour Law, the employee must notify the employer about his sickness within maximum three days and submit a medical report on his condition, issued by the medical entity.
Read more on sick leave according to UAE Labour Law and its Executive Regulations (MoHRE).