First Private Sector Enterprise to Offer Flexible and Short Working Hours to its Employees on ‘Back to School’
Prepared By: Benoi Nair
Photographer : Sultan Almarzooqi
Union Coop offers short and flexible working hours to its employees so that they can accompany their children on the initial days of school
As a part of its ‘Employee Happiness’ and Wellbeing initiative, Union Coop becomes the first private enterprise to offer flexible working hours to its staff to escort their children to school in the initial days. This comes in line with the National Happiness Program and Quality life Initiative ‘Back to School’.
Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratisation Department, Union Coop said: “In line with the directives of our great government, Union Coop have decided to offer flexible working hours to the parent staffs at Union Coop for the first few days of the week. Therefore, they will be able to be with their children on the initial days of their school journey, which happens to be a very important occasion in family life.”
“The Senior Management at Union Coop organizes the best activities and initiatives towards Employee Happiness, which help in enhancing the quality of work atmosphere and creates a positive working environment, which in turn, reflects on the quality of service Union Coop provides to its customers.