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UAE statement on women’s right in UN
The UAE Permanent Representative to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva, Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, has stressed that the UAE's experience in women's empowerment was unique in the region.
UAE vows to ‘leave no one behind’
Country pledges to shift the world on to a sustainable and resilient path during Sustainable Development Goals 2015 Summit
Mohamed visits UAE servicemen wounded in Yemen
Offers condolences to families of nation's martyrs
Fast-tracking of transactions for workers’ visas
It will take employers a maximum of 48 hours to complete transactions for obtaining
Labour cards to be replaced by electronic permit
Labour cards will be cancelled and replaced by an electronic permit to be renewed once every two years in case the contractual relationship between the employer and employee continues, the Ministry of Labour announced here on Monday
Abusive employers to be blacklisted
Philippines plans to train distressed Filipina housemaids in income-generating skills
Panel to establish fund to support victims of human trafficking
The National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking adopted a decision to establish
Anti-trafficking panel holds workshop on combating forced labour
The National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation
Ministry of Interior boosts its Child Protection Efforts with Initiatives and Projects
The Ministry of Interior is boosting its child protection efforts by implementing a number of initiatives and projects across the country
UAE maid rules 'stacked against sponsors'
Stories about exploited or abused housemaids often paint employers
Ministry to enforce midday break rule
The Ministry of Labour inspection teams will continue visiting private workplaces
Over-60 UAE free zone workers subject to yearly visa renewal
I understand the UAE Labour Law on retirement age has been amended, changing from 60 to 65 years
Human trafficking report doesn't give true UAE picture, says Dr Gargash
The UAE has taken great strides towards protecting victims of human trafficking
Child protection, foreign ownership and teaching standards on UAE's horizon
Bills and public debates are already on the FNC's autumn agenda, members have said
Steepest private sector wage rise for UAE workers in four years
Private-sector workers in the Emirates received their biggest pay rise in four years last month, according to
UAE lays emphasis on human rights
The UAE is committed to pursuing its efforts to enhance human rights, in keeping
Employers violating laws face hefty fines
The Ministry of Labour says it will continue confronting labour relationships of convenience
Shelter for male victims of human trafficking set to open
The first shelter for male victims of human trafficking is to open
New law on domestic workers in the works
A new draft law on hiring of domestic workers is in its final stages and will be issued in the coming months
DM to enhance implementation of food code
The Dubai Municipality (DM) has accelerated the pace of activities to support the effective implementation
Early retirement for UAE women before Federal National Council for debate
Pensions, food security and social support will be debated tomorrow at the National Council's final session of this term
UAE strives to improve expat workers’ condition
The UAE provides an attractive environment for foreign workers of 200 different nationalities
UAE provides protection for expatriate workforce
The UAE provides an attractive environment for foreign workers of 200 different nationalities
UAE builds on funds to battle human trafficking
The UAE has pledged US$50,000 (Dh183,650) in aid to the United Nations
MoL to fine employees for delaying labour card renewal
Humaid Bin Dimas, Assistant Undersecretary for Labour Affairs, has revealed that the Ministry of Labour
Residents told to sign up for e-Gate pass
UAE residents are being encouraged to sign up for the e-Gate service in their passports
FNC okays changes in human trafficking law
Victims of human trafficking in the UAE would have better protection and their tormentors
Stamp out illegal workers, government told
Abu Dhabi: A member of the Federal National Council yesterday (Tuesday)
Ministry lists jobs exempted from midday break rule
The Ministry of Labour (MoL) has issued an administrative order specifying exemptions
FNC calls for more protection for UAE consumers
FNC members called for greater oversight of goods sold in the country to protect consumers.
Illegal Dubai residents to pay overstay fines monthly
Illegal residents who cannot pay their overstaying fines are being urged by authorities
Soliciting odd jobs in public places a punishable offence, warn AD police
Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) have warned employed workers against gathering in public places and asking
Maids wage contracts must be honoured if signed says UAE Foreign Minister
The UAE does not prevent foreign embassies from working to protect their citizens who are employed here
Increased expat ownership of UAE companies remains open to debate, says Minister of Economy
Stalled discussions about the revised companies law will resume next week, the UAE Minister of Economy Al Mansouri said yesterday
Bank statement required to sponsor family in Dubai
Residents wishing to sponsor family members in Dubai now have to submit their bank statements to the residency department
UAE plays vital role in fight against trafficking, stresses minister at UN
The UAE continues its efforts to combat human trafficking through co-operation with partners
UAE created 1m jobs for expats in last four years
The International Conference on Labour Mobility-Enabler for Sustainable Development
Impact of labour migration in spotlight at Abu Dhabi forum
Policymakers, experts and researchers from around the world are gathering in the capital today to discuss issues
Ministry finds six firms violating labour laws in Dubai
Best efforts to root out employment of illegal workers are put into effect daily by the Ministry of Labour
FNC discusses bill on counter-terrorism centre
The Federal National Council’s Committee for Foreign Affairs said it had discussed
Amnesty reduces residency prosecution cases by 60%
The amnesty that was granted to illegals to turn themselves in to the immigration authorities
‘Renew your passport on time’
The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi,
Immigration head says one-month wait between visit visas normal
The Director-General of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (DNRD), Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri
FNC forms rights body
The Federal National Council (FNC), on Tuesday, named members of its permanent human rights committee.
My wife is on a limited-term contract; can she leave work now?
My wife has been working in a private school for more than 2 years under a contract for limited period which expires on May 2014; she is working through my sponsorship and she has work permit from the ministry
Ask the law: How to raise disputes with Labour Departmen
I worked in a company for more than four years with unlimited contract
Labour ban applies to all companies beyond free zones
I have been working for a company registered as an LLC in the UAE from January 13
77 residency law violators held in RAK
As many as 77 illegal Asian residents have been arrested during a surprise raid carried out by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs
Emiratisation goes digital with new online job portal
In a move designed to accelerate the pace of Emiratisation in line the latest trends in online recruitment
Decision on visa-free UK travel for Emiratis 'in months'
The British government is expected to reach a decision on visa-free travel for Emiratis in the "next few months
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