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Is The Contract Relevant After Employment Visa Issued?

Is The Contract Relevant After Employment Visa Issued?

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Contact the relevant authority at the free zone for the purposes of a resolution. I would really want to have your expert opinion regarding my employment as I'm literally hanging in limbo and have nowhere to go. I've an employment contract signed by myself and my employer dated November 27, 2016, but till date I haven't received any mail or call for my joining. When I called the HR I was initially told that my visa is up for management approval, so it might take a few weeks. I waited for a month and a half and I recently called them and I was told that the hiring is on hold for now, and that if I would like I could take up another job. They also said as soon as they resume hiring I would be the first they call. I really want to understand what my legal position here is. Answ...
Marital Status Not Criterion For Employment Visa

Marital Status Not Criterion For Employment Visa

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An individual's marital status is not the criteria for issuance of employment visa, in accordance with the prevailing laws of the UAE. I work for a private company in Dubai, and I am sponsored by the company. I am not married and I hear there is an age limit for non-married ladies to get an employment visa. Can you please tell me up to which age a lady who is not married can work on an employment visa in UAE? It is understood that you are an unmarried lady working in a private company at Dubai and your employer provides your employ-ment visa. Further, you understand that there is an age limit for unmarried ladies to be under the employment visa provided by the employer. Pursuant to your question, it may be noted that an individual's marital status is not the criteria for issuance ...
IMPORTANT : What an OFW Needs To Know in An Overseas Employment Contract

IMPORTANT : What an OFW Needs To Know in An Overseas Employment Contract

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How important is an employment contract for an OFW? An employment contract is a very important document which every OFW should look closely into. Stated in the contract are terms and conditions of the employer and the OFW and any other agreement which are considered binding and lawful. It also protects the rights of an overseas worker while working abroad. An employment contract is executed between an employer and an employee whose conditions are fair, just and agreeable by both parties and most importantly, has been approved by the POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration). It is also important that an OFW understands what is written on the contract before signing it and make sure that rights are protected to prevent any form of abuse within the workplace while working...
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