Emirates Transport celebrates Emirati Women’s Days


Dubai: Emirates Transport Media Dept.
Emirates Transport (ET) has held a number of initiatives for its workers to mark Labour Day, which falls on the first of May of each year, recognising that their appreciation is a duty and a strategic investment for the future.
Feryal Tawakul, executive director of Support Services at ET, said that the number of labourers constitutes the largest category of employees in the organization, which by the end of 2018 stood at about 25,000 employees, divided into 2,791 auto services workers, 15,605 drivers and 6,555 general services employees, representing 95.6% of the overall number of ET employees.
Tawakul pointed out that the Corporation has paid great attention to the incentive initiatives provided to these work categories, in particular, in addition to the aspects of social responsibility related to them.
She said: “Emirates Transport, which includes 50 different nationalities, is constantly striving to improve its working environment and make it more mature and positive in order to achieve further professional standards.”
Commenting on the Labour Day activities, Tawakul stated that they included distributing breakfast to the workers in the workshops, along with symbolic gifts. She also explained that the Corporation organizes various events for this category throughout the year, including recognition of outstanding performers and conducting basic medical examinations for them free of charge.  
The executive director of Support Services added that ET is also committed to organize a package of specialized theoretical and practical training programmes, noting that this category, in particular, is subject to intensive training courses, held through the Emirates Transport Training Centre, specializing in a number of aspects including traffic safety and awareness and first aid.

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