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

Posted by jacobo 314 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 316 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 318 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 320 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 321 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 322 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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New contract for domestic staff in the UAE

Posted by jacobo 324 days ago United Arab Emirates
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ABU DHABI // A new standard contract for domestic staff took effect on Sunday that guarantees the rights of both workers and their employers.

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New UAE contract for housemaids, home help

Posted by jacobo 324 days ago United Arab Emirates
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The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has amended the domestic helpers’ contract form, which will be effective Sunday [June 1].

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