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Non-Payment of Salary is Violation of UAE Laws

Non-Payment of Salary is Violation of UAE Laws

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Non-payment of salary by an employer is a violation of the labour laws in the UAE. Can quit job without notice if employer fails to pay I have been working in a Dubai company for the last four months. This is my first contract, but for three months I have not been paid. I now have an offer from a free zone company. Will I face a ban for not completing my first contract if I join that free zone company in Dubai and can prove that I have not been paid by my present employer? It is understood that you have been working at a company in Dubai for the last four months and you have not been paid your salary for the last three months. Further, it is assumed that at present, you are working for a non-free zone entity in Dubai and that your employment is subject to provisions of the Federal...
UAE New Year Holidays Announced for the Private and Public Sector

UAE New Year Holidays Announced for the Private and Public Sector

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Can you imagine it is almost the start of a new year again and we have great news! The first holiday for 2018 has been announced! The public sector in the UAE will start 2018 with a glorious 4-day long weekend with an off on Sunday, December 31st, 2017 and Monday, January 1st, 2018. The private sector will only have one day off on Monday, January 1st, 2018 but we are sure most people will be applying for leave on Sunday, December 31st, 2017. Official duty will resume again on January 2nd. This year we won’t be welcoming the New Year with the world renowned fireworks from the Burj Khalifa but rather with a laser show by the sounds of it. Downtown Dubai posted this video on Instagram earlier this week hinting towards something other than fireworks but no-one has been able to find
Dh500 Fine and Black points for Driving With Hazard Lights on During Fog in UAE

Dh500 Fine and Black points for Driving With Hazard Lights on During Fog in UAE

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Police urged motorists to stop driving when visibility level drops to zero and park their cars in a safe area Abu Dhabi: Motorists who turn on their hazards lights while driving during foggy weather conditions will be fined Dh500 with four black points, Abu Dhabi Police said on Monday. The police asked light vehicle drivers to stop driving when visibility level drops to zero and park their cars in a nearby safe area. When they park their cars then drivers can turn on their hazard lamps to alert other motorists. Also, public transport and workers’ buses having a capacity of 14, 24 and 60 passengers are required to stop driving on all roads of the emirate during foggy weather conditions and when visibility level drops to less than 50 metres. Violating bus drivers will be fi
UAE Official Public Holidays 2018

UAE Official Public Holidays 2018

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Each Worker in UAE(Private/Public) entitled for Specific Holidays according to Article 74 of UAE labour laws for Private employees. The holidays in UAE are in accordance with Islamic Events and Festivals. The Holidays of New year Gregorian and National Day of UAE are two only official holidays that are not included in Islam. All Holidays are Paid, employer must have to give leave on that days with full payment. In case employer has work which is so important than according to Article 81 of UAE labour laws workers shall be granted substitute leave in respect of such days, plus 50 per cent of his wage. If he is not granted substitute leave, his employer shall pay him 150 per cent of his basic wage in respect of the days worked. According to Article 74 Each worker shall be entitled to l...
UAE Population by Nationality 2018

UAE Population by Nationality 2018

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In case of all gulf countries the population of expatriates is considerably more than that of their own citizens, In UAE the expat arriving each day from the different countries since the Oil boom in UAE. Everyone here don’t know look same we see and hear different people the spoke other language. If you walk on busy street you might hear a strange voices and didn’t even recognized the language. Here we look the Population Statistics in the UAE in year 2018 nationality wise. Country wise – 2018 – UAE Population by Nationality The census is based on the year 2016 through which it is determine that more than 50% population of UAE consists of South Asians. Indians, 2.6 million, Pakistani: 1.2 Million, UAE Citizens: 1Million. NATIONALS OF POPULATION India 2600000 Pa
UAE Ministry Warns of Malicious Files Sent Over WhatsApp, Emails

UAE Ministry Warns of Malicious Files Sent Over WhatsApp, Emails

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The TRA called upon the users of electronic devices, be individuals or institutions, to beware The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) has on Monday warned against malicious PDF files sent from anonymous parties through WhatsApp and emails, which may steal a user's personal data and render the smartphones and electronic devices nonfunctional. The national PC emergency response team at the TRA earlier announced that it managed to ward off about 615 attacks in 10 months this year. The cyber-attacks had targeted many websites of government and semi government bodies as well as those of the private sector. The TRA called upon the users of electronic devices, be individuals or institutions, to beware while dealing with such malicious files that are sent from untrusted sources....
10 Acts That Can Lead to Termination of Work in UAE

10 Acts That Can Lead to Termination of Work in UAE

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There are many ways an employee can get fired from the job. Incompetence at work and inability to perform daily duties due to lack of knowledge, skills or experience; getting the job offer based on misrepresentation or providing wrong information are among the reasons companies terminate employment of workers. In the United Arab Emirates there are 10 specific grounds for employee termination without prior notice: 1.If the employee adopts a false identity or nationality or if he submits forged documents or certificates. 2.If the employee is appointed under a probationary period and dismissal occurred during or at the end of said period. 3.If he commits an error causing substantial material loss to the employer provided that the latter advises the labour department of the inci...
Authorities Warned OFWs! Doing This UNLAWFUL Activity Will Cause Life Time Ban, Deportation!

Authorities Warned OFWs! Doing This UNLAWFUL Activity Will Cause Life Time Ban, Deportation!

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A reminder to everyone to please be aware of the law in the country that you are working in. In the UAE (United Arab Emirates), sex outside marriage is illegal and punishable by jail time, deportation and lifetime ban. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has issued a warning that having illicit affairs is a criminal offense in this country. As the UAE is a Muslim country, it is governed by Sharia Law (Islamic Law). Part of its rules is that if a man and woman is not married and decide to live together, this is a punishable offense of 3 to 6 months jail and the couple will eventually be deported. Sex Out of Wedlock is Illegal in the United Arab Emirates In the Philippines, an unmarried couple living together may be tolerable, sometimes even acceptable and more ...
45-year-old firefighter Dies on Duty in UAE

45-year-old firefighter Dies on Duty in UAE

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He was trying to open a large iron gate when it fell on him crushing his body A 45-year-old firefighter, based in Ras Al Khaimah succumbed to fatal injuries he received while on duty. Sources with the RAK civil defence said that Non-Commissioned Officer Ahmed Abdullah Ibrahim Al Maliki died while on duty at the civil defence centre of Al Ghail area. "He was trying to open a large iron gate when it fell on him crushing his body." The central operations room of the RAK Police, having been alerted of the accident, dispatched an ambulance, paramedics and rescue teams to the site in a record time. "The martyr was rushed to the nearest hospital where he was admitted to the intensive care unit, but unfortunately he was shortly declared dead." A brother of the victim said he was ...
7 Easy Tips to Help you Get a job Next year in UAE

7 Easy Tips to Help you Get a job Next year in UAE

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61 per cent of employers plan to hire more people in 2018 than in 2017 Sometimes we run in to opportunities in the most unusual of ways. Whether it's a hunt for a new work opportunity or you are prowling better job prospects, explore creative ways to land that dream job. And to brighten up the workplace news even more, a recent Indeed.com survey shows 61 per cent of employers plan to hire more people in 2018 than in 2017 and 40 per cent are worried about finding enough good people to fill those openings. The survey reveals that not just tech and health care firms but a diverse group of industries plan to be on the hunt, with architecture, engineering, IT, telecom and professional service firms at the top of the list. Looking for a job change in UAE? Here's the 2018 salary guide...
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