ABU DHABI - The Abu Dhabi Labour Court successfully helped 14,777 workers to receive their dues worth AED317 million from their employers in 2022.

About 8,560 workers were involved in collective litigation for a total of AED125 million, and 6,217 workers engaged in individual cases for dues worth AED192 million.

The Court affirmed that it is paying special attention to the speedy settlement of labour cases and facilitating the payment of the dues owed to workers, in accordance with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD), who insists on the importance of achieving a speedy resolution of cases.

The Labour Court also noted that the procedures adopted, in coordination with the concerned authorities, facilitates speedy resolution of the disputes in a record time, and ensure that all parties obtain their rights as per the labour laws of the UAE that safeguard and protect the rights of workers through a pioneering judicial system that ensures justice.

Moreover, the Labour Court praised the cooperation between the strategic partners in providing services to help workers meet their basic needs during the litigation, as well as the outstanding efforts of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation in addressing the grievances of workers who wish to work for other companies in the UAE.