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Your Employer Cannot Deduct Your Salary Unless You Sign This Contract

As part of the precautionary measures taken to contain and prevent the outbreak, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) issued a resolution...

10 Steps to Take When You Decide to Leave Dubai for Good

Whether you’ve been working in Dubai for a few years, a decade, or even more -- the time will come when you will eventually...

Employers Should Allow Flexible Hours During Unstable Weather – MOHRE

Although we have official working hours and schedules in the UAE, there are times when a certain degree of flexibility is necessary, especially when...

UAE Law to Protect Residents Struggling with Financial Debt

There's a new law passed by the UAE government Cabinet to help expats and residents who are struggling with financial cases in the country....

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...

Employer keeping your Passport is NOT Legal so be aware of your Rights

This article talks about the situation that every expat and domestic helper may face (whether in the UAE, or elsewhere abroad). Employers keeping passport...