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UAE keen to protect rights of workers, says ministry

Posted by jacobo 442 days ago United Arab Emirates
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According to a statement released by the ministry, the UAE has been party to nine ILO conventions to protect the rights of workers. The UAE is committed to the promotion and protection of human rights, including the rights of workers, says the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

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UAE Pledges To Protect Foreign Workers' Rights

Posted by jacobo 442 days ago United Arab Emirates
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DUBAI, June 12 (Bernama) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) says it is committed to protecting human rights including the rights of foreign workers, the Foreign Ministry said.

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Domestic staff in the UAE urged to be more aware of their rights

Posted by jacobo 443 days ago United Arab Emirates
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ABU DHABI // Domestic staff are being urged to be more aware of their rights. The issue is complicated because workers such as housemaids and nannies are not protected by laws enforced by the Ministry of Labour.


 

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UAE ending years of brain drain

Posted by jacobo 445 days ago United Arab Emirates
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IN 1968, WHILE studying at the Mons Officer Cadet School in the United Kingdom, I needed to visit a hospital. There I met a doctor who, to my surprise, spoke fluent Arabic. I learned that he was new to the UK, so I asked if he intended to stay long or return home. He replied with an Arabic saying that translates as: “My hom

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Labour office reveals reduction in distressed Filipina HSWs’ cases

Posted by jacobo 447 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Dubai: The cases of absconding Filipina household service workers (HSWs) in Dubai and the Northern Emirates have dwindled down from 100 a month in 2013 to 75 a month in the first four months of 2014.

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Filipinos in the UAE need more protection, migrant group says

Posted by jacobo 449 days ago United Arab Emirates
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ABU DHABI // The Philippine government is not doing enough to protect the welfare and interest of Filipinos in the UAE, a migrant workers’ rights group says.

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Companies recruiting Filipino workers warned over illegal practices

Posted by jacobo 450 days ago United Arab Emirates
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ABU DHABI // The head of a Philippines government agency on overseas employment has reiterated warnings to recruiters that engaging in deceitful practices could put firms’ operating licences at risk.

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UAE most popular migration destination for professionals, says study

Posted by jacobo 451 days ago United Arab Emirates
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LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, has announced the results of a global study that tracked talent migration among the 300 million members on the network.

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