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Only For Filipino Expats! Here’s How To Get Good Conduct Certificate From Philippines!

Only For Filipino Expats! Here’s How To Get Good Conduct Certificate From Philippines!

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Those who are already in the UAE and switching jobs from one company to the other need not provide this certificate. The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai has issued guidelines on how to acquire the Certificate of Good Conduct for new Filipino workers in the UAE. “The Certificate of Good Conduct, which is also known as ‘No Criminal Record’ in the Philippines, must be obtained from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI),” Philippine consul general Paul Raymund Cortes said. “Following the directive of the UAE, the NBI clearance must be authenticated by the (Philippine) Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and attested by the UAE Embassy in Manila,” he added. For those in Dubai, here are the steps in securing an NBI clearance 1. Secure NBI clearance application form (NBI f
Body of Filipina maid found inside freezer in Kuwait

Body of Filipina maid found inside freezer in Kuwait

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The embassy launched an investigation into the incident immediately after being made aware of the situation. The body of a Filipina maid who appears to have been tortured to death was discovered in a freezer in a locked flat in Kuwait. It is suspected that the tenants of the flat, a Lebanese man and his Syrian wife, who vacated the premises nearly one year prior, had killed the maid and left her in the freezer. The flat's owner had come with a court order to forcibly evict the tenants who had not paid rent for the year's interim. The rental agreement was made in the wife's name. According to masrawy.com which cited the Kuwaiti newspaper Al Rai, after sending the corpse for an autopsy, they discovered that she had been a maid sponsored by the Lebanese man. He had filed an absentee re...
Are your Employee Making You Work More than 9 hours a DAY? It’s PUNISHABLE

Are your Employee Making You Work More than 9 hours a DAY? It’s PUNISHABLE

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What are the working hours as per UAE Labour Law? As per the UAE Labour Law (Chapter 4, Section 1, Article 65 to 73)  working hours must not exceed eight hours per day, or forty eight hours per week, over a six day week. It is also stated that working hours can be increased to nine hours per day for some business.  During the Islamic month of Ramadan the working hours are reduced by two hours per day . Articles related to Working hours in UAE Labour Law: Article 65: Number of working hours The maximum normal working hours for adult employees shall be eight hours per day or forty eight hours per week. However, working hours for the employees of commercial establishments, hotels, res...
GOOD NEWS for Filipinos, 2017 Is Luckiest Year For Filipinos In UAE! Under NEW LAW Employee Can Take 30 Days Annual Leave With FULL PAY!

GOOD NEWS for Filipinos, 2017 Is Luckiest Year For Filipinos In UAE! Under NEW LAW Employee Can Take 30 Days Annual Leave With FULL PAY!

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KAMUSTA to all Filipinos here in UAE, lalo na sa domestic workers, sana ay mabuti ka. United Arab Emirates especially Dubai and Abu Dhabi is trying their best to achieve the International Labour Standards to ensure decent working and living conditions for all UAE Labours, they have already provided the best social media apps and friendly websites. There are more than 750,000 domestic workers mostly from Philippines in United Arab Emirates from which 65% of workers are living in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah. We have noted that Filipinos specially the Domestic workers are under hard pressure by their sponsors or agencies because of longest duty hours, weekly off, paid leave, retaining personal documents especially the passport are among rights that Philippine expat...
ATTENTION UAE Expats! New Rule Will Be In Place On Jan 2018, For Over Staying in UAE!

ATTENTION UAE Expats! New Rule Will Be In Place On Jan 2018, For Over Staying in UAE!

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Overstaying in UAE or UAE overstay Rules is from one of the mostly discussed topic on our site. We have been asked by our visitors: 1: What are the Lates 2: What is the overstay fine for visit visa holders in UAE? 3: What is the overstay fine for Tourist visa holders in UAE? 4: Please describe UAE overstay and Grace Period rules in UAE? 5: In case of Overstay in UAE, can I face Immigration Ban? 6: If I am living illegal (overstay) and get caught, what will be next process? 7: Can I pay overstay fines after long overstay period without ban? 8: Will UAE Authorities deport me if I overstayed for more than 3 months in UAE? 9: What are the Latest Overstay Rules on Residence or Employment Visa in UAE? Ther...
Are your Employee Making You Work More than 9 hours a DAY? It’s PUNISHABLE

Are your Employee Making You Work More than 9 hours a DAY? It’s PUNISHABLE

Middle East
What are the working hours as per UAE Labour Law? As per the UAE Labour Law (Chapter 4, Section 1, Article 65 to 73)  working hours must not exceed eight hours per day, or forty eight hours per week, over a six day week. It is also stated that working hours can be increased to nine hours per day for some business.  During the Islamic month of Ramadan the working hours are reduced by two hours per day .     Articles related to Working hours in UAE Labour Law: Article 65: Number of working hours The maximum normal working hours for adult employees shall be eight hours per day or forty eight hours per week. However, working hours for the employees of...