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UAE Labour: Steps to Take for Employers when Employees Commit Unlawful Behaviour

As per UAE labour law, when an employee is suspected of any gross misconduct, the employer is faced with a number of issues: whether...

10 Things You Should Know before Working in the UAE

There are things first-time visitors should know when coming to the UAE. In particular, job seekers should know about laws that protect their rights. They should...

Looking for a Job? Check Out UAE’s New Virtual Job Hunting Platform

Are you looking for a job in the UAE but are hesitant because you are applying from overseas? Fret no more! The Ministry of...

50,000 AED Fine if Caught Working while on a Tourist/Visit Visa

Be advised that working in the UAE under a visit visa or a tourist visa is illegal. You must change your visa to an employment...

How to Resign from a Freezone Company

I’ve been working for a freezone company for more than a year, but due to other plans, I decided to resign. I informed my...

UAE Labour Law: What Does “Absconding” Mean?

The UAE amnesty program is currently ongoing, and there’s even a one-stop shop for amnesty seekers in Dubai. Aside from those who have overstayed their visas,...

How I Transferred from a Limited Contract to a 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...

Understanding Free Zone Companies, UAE Registered & Government-Owned

One of the terms that you will encounter as an employee in the UAE are Free Zone companies. Freezones are separate entities and are...

“Not Paying Salary on Time” Illegal: Up to 50K AED Fine for Employer

Recently, we received a message from one of our readers mentioning that a certain “reputable” company has not paid its workers for more than...

UAE Labour Law: Understanding Annual Leave

Aside from official holiday leaves and sick leaves, workers in the emirates are entitled to an annual leave, as per the UAE Labour Law that...

UAE Announces Official Holiday for Eid Al-Adha 2019

Following the religious month of Ramadan and the festivities that take place during the Eid Al-Fitr holiday, Islamic countries such as the UAE and...

Is it Right to for an Employer to Keep the Passport of their Employee?

Disclaimer: Information below is an account of a single person's experience only. Please do not use this as a basis if you have any legal...

New Dubai Laws Sanction 5-Day Paternity Leaves, Penalties for Discrimination

Working in the UAE has been among the best choices for many migrant workers since the country offers competitive salary packages, great opportunities for...