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Working in Dubai

Everything related to work. I share my highs and lows as I discuss and sometimes rant about my job or finding employment in Dubai.

uae labour ban cancel

In the new year comes a new set of rules in the UAE Labour contract. Part of the changes state that there will be no 6-months ban provided that there is a mutual agreement between the employer and the employee to terminate the contract. In the old work contract set-up, an employee will automatically get… Read More

Ministry of Labour work contract online

UPDATE: There seems to be an update as we could not view the Ministry of Labour (MOL) website. In the instructions below, instead of going to the MOL website, you can simply head to this link – https://eservices.mohre.gov.ae/enetwasal/login.aspx?lang=eng, then proceed to Step 4 in the details below. ———————————- If you’re working in the UAE and you… Read More

uae labour law rules 2016

Workers in the UAE, the new UAE Labour Law rules will take effect this January 2016. This will bring forth more transparency between the employer and employee and covers conditions for terminating employees, labour permits to work for new employers and application of ministry-approved contracts. UAE Labour Law Revisions One of the notable updates is… Read More

uae-ban

As an expat in the UAE, you may come across terms such as a Labour ban when you resign from your job. The labour ban is usually implemented by the Ministry of Labour on the basis of you not fulfilling the terms of your contract. Another type of ban is an Immigration Ban wherein you are… Read More

uae probationary period

The probation period in a UAE company usually runs for 6 months from the date of hire, but it may also depend on the agreement set on your work contract. The probation period is the ‘testing’ period where the company will assess your performance if you are fit for the job as a regular employee. It is… Read More

eid-al-adha-uae-break

Note: Please be advised that information posted in this article is NOT yet final as the outcome is based on the sighting of the moon. The goal is to inform everyone of an expected holiday, but this is not yet official. UPDATE Sep 15, 2015: Based on a report from GulfNews, the Eid Al Adha holidays could now possibly… Read More

UAE Limited contract- labour law

In summary, a Limited Contract in the UAE Labour means that your contract has a start date and an end date which usually runs for 2 years (maximum). In terms of your fulfilling your role and responsibilities as an employee, you are required to fulfill your duties until the end date. Related Post: Difference Between Limited… Read More

work visa dubai

Dubai – an emirate standing tall in the global picture, harboring diversity with so many expats coming from various parts of the world. All seeking employment and opportunities in this amazing destination. One might wonder how to get a work visa and permit for Dubai. If you want to know how to land a job in… Read More

limited-to-freezone-contract

Disclaimer: Please be advised that the article below has been submitted to us and is based on a person’s experience. It may not be the same as your situation. This ONLY serves as a guide for awareness and not to be used as a legal reference. I finished my 30-day notice from my old company… Read More

mall-in-dubai-ofw

It’s my last week at work and I’m having mixed emotions because of the transition to another company. I’ll be resigning from my job in a Limited Licensing Company and will transfer to a Freezone Company. I’m excited because the new role is something related to my field of expertise. My current job working as… Read More

job scam dubai

People from different countries come to Dubai and the Middle East to search for greener pastures and earn better money. Knowing that Dubai’s economy is rising again, multiple jobs are available. However, there are also plenty of scams that you should be aware of. Technology is getting sophisticated  and it is getting difficult these days to spot job… Read More

resignation-letter-dubai

  I submitted my 30-day employment notice and I’m now in a transition stage where I’m transferring to another employer. From a Limited Licensing Company (LLC) to a Freezone company, I hope that changing employers here in the UAE will be a smooth one. I know there is going to be plenty of issues along… Read More

UAE-workforce

During Ramadan season in the UAE, expected normal operational hours of work are normally reduced. Knowing that there’s plenty of new expats employed in Dubai, one may tend to ask how many hours is the allowed working time during Ramadan as well as the set-up when it comes to time-in and time-out. Here are some… Read More

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