With the introduction of the new UAE labor laws to be implemented this January 2016, some info's are starting to come out. As reported in the 24/7 UAE news organization, the 6-months ban for workers who end their job even without completing the two year contract, provided, the employer and the employee are in mutual agreement.
"UAE Ministry of Labour has confirmed that the ban of six months will be cancelled beginning January if the work permit and employment are terminated in mutual agreement.
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According to the 24/7 News, "the Ministry, employees will be allowed new work permits to join another facility immediately, even if the employee has not completed two years at the first facility.
However, the Ministry confirmed that workers under level IV and V who have not completed six months with the first establishment will be excluded from this rule.
The new rule is part of the new resolutions issued by Labour Minister Saqr Ghobash in September and which will be effective in January."