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Women in UAE May not Work After 10 pm, Except When…

Women in UAE May not Work After 10 pm, Except When…

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Here are the norms for women working on night shift I work for a free zone company and have completed a year out of a 2-year unlimited contract. At this point, the employer is trying to force us to sign a paper on which we agree to work on night shifts. This request was not included in our contract or offer letter. My question is, can the company change the terms of contract midway? And, does the labour law apply here where it is stated that women cannot work after 10pm? Answer You have not stated in which free zone you are located in. Certain free zones have their own regulations pertaining to employees and others follow the Federal Law No. 8 of 1980 of UAE (the "Employment Law). It is assumed that you fall within the authority of the Employment Law. Article 27 and Article ...
Warning ! OFWs Especially Women Who are in the Middle East Country

Warning ! OFWs Especially Women Who are in the Middle East Country

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Warning ! OFWs Especially women who are in the Middle East Country 2 years ago 200181 A certain Lee Cañete posted on Facebook that an Overseas Filipino worker (OFW) messaged him, asking for his advice. She showed him a picture of her skin with small blisters and asked if it was herpes. Herpes is a sexually transmitted virus. Cañete asked the OFW whether she had an affair while she was working in the Middle East. She replied: Yes, with her Lebanese boyfriend. Cañete reminded the female OFWs the main reason they she abroad in the first place—to fulfill the dreams of their family. As much as possible, avoid having a relationship, especially if the OFW already has a family back home. He also reminded her to be careful of having a relationship with a foreigner. There have be
Prostitute, women gang steal Dh17,630 from Dubai visitor

Prostitute, women gang steal Dh17,630 from Dubai visitor

UAE
The visitor managed to catch one of the women A 26-year-old woman has gone on trial in Dubai's Court of First Instance on the charge of robbing a man of $4,800 (Dh17,631) during a physical assault that took place on October 1 in Jebel Ali. Prosecutors accused the Nigerian woman - visiting Dubai - of robbing the Sudanese victim, along with other women, who are at large. "I was in a night club around midnight and was looking to hire a prostitute. I took a number from my Sudanese friend and went to her flat in Business Bay in a cab, after she gave it to me on the phone. We agreed that I would pay her Dh2,000 for sex," said the 29-year-old complainant, in Dubai on a visit visa. Soon after he entered the flat, he was surprised when four African women grabbed him and forcibly took $4...
Women in UAE may not work after 10 pm, except when…

Women in UAE may not work after 10 pm, except when…

UAE
Here are the norms for women working on night shift I work for a free zone company and have completed a year out of a 2-year unlimited contract. At this point, the employer is trying to force us to sign a paper on which we agree to work on night shifts. This request was not included in our contract or offer letter. My question is, can the company change the terms of contract midway? And, does the labour law apply here where it is stated that women cannot work after 10pm? Answer You have not stated in which free zone you are located in. Certain free zones have their own regulations pertaining to employees and others follow the Federal Law No. 8 of 1980 of UAE (the "Employment Law). It is assumed that you fall within the authority of the Employment Law. Article 27 and Article ...
Women accused of running brothel, forcing girls into prostitution in UAE

Women accused of running brothel, forcing girls into prostitution in UAE

UAE
The three women and the man denied charges of trafficking women and running the brothel. A gang of six women and a man have gone on trial accused of human trafficking and practicing prostitution. The Abu Dhabi Criminal Criminal of First Instance heard that the defendants including Chinese and Thai nationals were arrested after police investigations suggested that they were engaged in prostitution activities. Three of the women and a man were running the brothel, according to Police. Prosecutors said the women and the man were bringing the women from their home countries, kept them in an apartment in the capital and then forced them to have sex with various men after paying them cash. Official court documents stated that the gang had brought the women to the UAE on visit visas...
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