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European-style single Gulf visa likely by mid-2014

Posted by jaypee 217 days ago United Arab Emirates
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DUBAI: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are planning to launch a European-style single visa to allow Gulf-based expats and foreign businessmen to move easily across the borders of the six-member bloc.

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UAE OFWs spending Xmas in PHL reminded to get overseas employment certificates

Posted by jaypee 226 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Overseas Filipino workers in the United Arab Emirates who want to spend the holidays in the Philippines were reminded over the weekend to secure their Overseas Employment Certificates (OECs) first.

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Pinoys in UAE 'sing' for Yolanda victims

Posted by jaypee 246 days ago United Arab Emirates
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AL AIN, United Arab Emirates—Together with the group Filipino Community, Al Ain (FilCom, Al Ain), overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) here did their share in helping the countless victims of Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines.

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2 companies fined Dhs2.5m over illegal employment

Posted by jacobo 246 days ago United Arab Emirates
http://gulftoday.ae —

DUBAI: Two construction companies were fined Dhs2.5m for offering employment to 565 workers from other companies without the Ministry of Labour’s approval, revealed a senior prosecutor on Sunday.

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Don't borrow Yolanda aid money from loan sharks, OFWs in Dubai warned

Posted by jaypee 247 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Overseas Filipino workers in the United Arab Emirates have been advised against borrowing money from loan sharks to get money for family members affected by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).

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Domestic workers in UAE being trapped in romantic online ‘catfish’ scams by fraudsters

Posted by jacobo 253 days ago United Arab Emirates
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DUBAI // Online fraudsters are preying on vulnerable housemaids, taking advantage of their loneliness and urging them to send money or even steal from their employers.



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Gulf must increase worker protection: Rights group

Posted by jacobo 254 days ago United Arab Emirates
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DUBAI: An international rights group is urging Gulf Arab states to take additional steps to safeguard domestic workers who are often outside normal labor laws and protections.

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Gulf asked to increase workers’ protection

Posted by jacobo 254 days ago United Arab Emirates
http://dawn.com —

DUBAI (UAE), Nov 17: An international rights group is urging Gulf Arab states to take additional steps to safeguard domestic workers who are often outside normal labour laws and protections.

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