Emirates Labour Market Award Gains Strong Industry Support in Inaugural Edition

Emirates Labour Market Award Gains Strong Industry Support in Inaugural Edition

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has announced that the inaugural Emirates Labour Market Award has garnered significant sponsorship from twenty-seven private sector companies and national entities. This collaborative effort underscores the shared commitment to advancing the labour market’s competitiveness, promoting productivity and efficiency, and acknowledging exemplary workplace practices.

DAMAC Properties takes the lead as the Diamond Sponsor of the Emirates Labour Market Award, reinforcing its dedication to shaping a dynamic and progressive labour landscape. Emirates NBD and du stand as Platinum Sponsors, joining forces with various other sponsors in the Gold, Silver, and Bronze categories, alongside esteemed media partners.

Noura Al Marzouqi, Assistant Undersecretary for Policy and Strategic Affairs at the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, emphasized the UAE’s leadership focus on cultivating an advanced and integrated labour market. Al Marzouqi lauded the role of sponsoring private companies and national entities, commending their partnership in fostering excellence and innovation within the UAE’s labour landscape.

Hussain Sajwani, Founder and Chairman of DAMAC Properties, highlighted the significance of the Emirates Labour Market Award in propelling the nation toward a visionary and forward-looking labour ecosystem. This milestone embodies the UAE’s aspiration to emerge as a global frontrunner in shaping the future of work and talent development.

Fahad Al Hassawi, CEO of du and Platinum Sponsor of the award, affirmed the company’s endorsement of the Ministry’s ongoing endeavors to cultivate a competitive job market and nurture a robust talent pool. Al Hassawi’s sentiments underscore the company’s commitment to contribute significantly to the national economy and enhance cross-sectoral collaboration.

Eman Abdulrazzaq, Group Chief Human Resource Officer at Emirates NBD, echoed the sentiment of support as Platinum Sponsor. Abdulrazzaq emphasized the value of employment best practices sharing, which can strengthen individual and collective competitiveness, boost workforce engagement, and inspire personal growth.

The Emirates Labour Market Award encompasses three primary categories: the Establishments Category, recognizing exceptional management of employment relationships; the Workforce Category, celebrating outstanding workers contributing to the business sector and community; and the Business Service Partners Category, applauding companies fostering top-tier labour market practices.

Nominations for the Award are accepted across all three categories until August 31st via the riyada.mohre.gov.ae website. This initiative signifies a collective drive to propel the UAE’s labour market to greater heights, foster innovation, and position the nation as a hub for global talent and creativity.

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