Personnel management addresses work week, attendance, overtime and leave policy.
All the employees are supposed to work 5 days a week from Sunday to Thursday.
Starting January 2022, and as per the new regulations in UAE, the normal working hours at AFU are: Monday to Thursday: 07:30 AM - 03:30 PM. Friday from 07:30 AM until 12:00 noon, Saturday and Sunday: Off
AFU Employees are entitled to 30 minutes lunch break, and their working hours on Mondays to Thursdays at AFU will be: 07:30 AM - 04:00 PM. Friday from 07:30 AM until 12:00 noon, Saturday and Sunday: Off
Any employee signing in after 07:40 AM is considered late.
In case the employee is late, he/she needs to inform the direct supervisor as well as the HR Unit with a valid reason.
Employees have a responsibility to attend work as scheduled, and supervisors have an obligation to manage and address attendance issues.
Working hours will change during the Ramadan period and employees are not entitled to lunch breaks during this time.
Shift staff on Saturday: 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
An employee works for 8 and half hours a day including a 30-minute break; overtime hours are calculated for the extra hours he/she works, or the work done outside working hours.
The overtime rate is 1.25 hours for every hour after the regular hours in a single working day.
If an employee is assigned to do overtime, an approved form, obtained from HRU, has to be filled by the direct supervisor; it has to be approved by the HRU and AFU administration prior to doing the overtime.
An employee assigned to work outside official working hours needs to document that on a daily basis in a record as per the designated form; it has to be approved by the direct supervisor on a daily basis provided it is submitted to the HR Unit during the first ten days of every month.
The monthly overtime payment for any employee should not exceed, in any case, a quarter of his/her total monthly salary.
An employee cannot work overtime for more than 2 hours a day
As per AFU policy, employees are not allowed to work overtime for 2 consecutive weekends