Second Edition of Emirates Labour Market Award: Honoring Excellence and Innovation

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has announced that the second edition of the Emirates Labour Market Award is open for nominations until August 31, 2024. This prestigious award, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, celebrates exceptional achievements in the UAE’s private sector. The award highlights the country’s commitment to fostering excellence, innovation, and sustainable economic development.

Objectives of the Award

The Emirates Labour Market Award aims to:

  1. Promote Best Practices: Encourage the adoption of best practices in labor market policies and human resources management within the private sector.
  2. Enhance Competitiveness: Recognize and reward companies and individuals who contribute to enhancing the UAE’s competitiveness in the global market.
  3. Support Sustainable Development: Align with the UAE’s vision for sustainable economic growth by acknowledging efforts that support long-term economic stability and prosperity.

Categories and Criteria

This year, the award has expanded to include 90 winners across various categories, reflecting a broader spectrum of recognition for different sectors and contributions. The categories include:

  1. Best Employer: For companies that demonstrate outstanding labor practices, employee welfare, and a supportive work environment.
  2. Best Worker: For individual employees who show exceptional performance, dedication, and contribution to their company’s success.
  3. Best Innovation in Labor Market: For initiatives and projects that introduce innovative solutions to labor market challenges.
  4. Best Support for Emiratisation: For companies and individuals who make significant contributions to increasing the employment of UAE nationals in the private sector.

Eligibility and Application Process

Both companies and individuals operating within the UAE’s private sector are eligible to apply. The application process involves submitting detailed information and documentation supporting the nominee’s achievements and contributions. An independent committee of experts will evaluate the applications based on a set of predefined criteria, ensuring a fair and transparent selection process.

Importance of the Award

The Emirates Labour Market Award plays a crucial role in:

  • Raising Standards: By recognizing and rewarding excellence, the award sets a benchmark for quality and performance in the UAE’s labor market.
  • Inspiring Others: The stories and achievements of award winners serve as inspiration for other companies and workers to strive for higher standards.
  • Strengthening the Economy: Encouraging best practices and innovation in the labor market contributes to the overall economic health and stability of the UAE.


The Emirates Labour Market Award is a significant initiative that underscores the UAE’s commitment to excellence and innovation in the labor market. By celebrating the achievements of outstanding companies and workers, the award not only honors individual contributions but also drives the entire private sector towards higher standards and greater competitiveness.

For more information and to submit your nomination, visit the MoHRE official website.

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