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Woman jailed for posting UAE employer’s family photos on Facebook

Woman jailed for posting UAE employer’s family photos on Facebook

UAE NEWS
She posted images of herself wearing his wife's clothes as well. A woman was given a six-month jail term after publishing her sponsor's family photos online in Ajman. The 29-year-old maid will also be deported after serving her term, as per Al Bayan report. She had taken images of the Emirati man's mother and children and posted them on her Facebook page with mocking captions describing them. The woman also wore his wife's clothes without permission and took photos of herself and posted them online as well. In her defence, the maid said she had not stolen the clothes, but rather borrowed them while his wife was on a trip abroad. Source Also Read UAE to introduce four new traffic fines soon Fines and black points to make roads safer for pedestrians.Motorists who ...
UAE to introduce four new traffic fines soon

UAE to introduce four new traffic fines soon

UAE NEWS
Fines and black points to make roads safer for pedestrians. Motorists who commit violations by speeding through crossings and not giving priority to pedestrians will be fined Dh500 and given 6 black points. Abu Dhabi Police will soon activate the new warning radar devices stationed at various pedestrian crossings and school areas throughout the emirate. Three more fines will be instated as well in this regard: Dh500 fine for stopping your vehicle on the pedestrian crossing itselfDh400 fine for stopping your vehicle in a way that threatens pedestrians or prevents their safe passage across the roadDh400 fine for parking your vehicle on the pavement The warning devices use artificial intelligence systems to give pedestrians priority while at crosswalks. Further projects w...
UAE Salaries to get hike in 2019

UAE Salaries to get hike in 2019

UAE NEWS
A survey by HR and Management consultancy companies gives hope to UAE expatriates that salaries are expected to go up in 2019 with 65% of positive sign by companies. If it is true than this is good news for the companies, expat workers and economy where consumption will eventually increase impacting businesses in a positive way and hence, also create more jobs in the economy to fill capacity and capability gaps, it will also help employees (workers) in controlling their expenses. Salary Increase Report by 600 Companies: Korn Ferry a Dubai based organizational consultancy firm covered around 600 companies in a survey with almost 429,560 workers across major industries which shows that the increase in salaries are expected to be implement by 65% of organizations. The regional director of Ko...
Now, Filipinos with this visa can no longer enter into this country

Now, Filipinos with this visa can no longer enter into this country

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Citizens of Ethiopia and the Dominican Republic are also currently banned from entering the US under the said visa programs. With the increase in Filipino citizens overstaying visas and concerns over human trafficking, the US banned entry of new workers with H2-A and H2-B. According to GMA report, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will not issue temporary visas for foreign agricultural and non-agricultural workers between 19 January, 2019, and 18 January, 2020. The DHS notice in the Federal Register read that in 2017 it is estimated that nearly 40 per cent of H-2B visa holders from the Philippines overstayed their period of authorised stay. The H-2A visas are temporary visas for foreign agricultural workers while H2-B visas are issued to foreign workers providing non-agric...
Dh1,000 fine for driving past this sign in UAE

Dh1,000 fine for driving past this sign in UAE

UAE NEWS, Uncategorized
Know the law and drive safe. Ignoring the stop signs of school buses on roads could entail a fine of Dh1,000, Abu Dhabi traffic authorities have warned motorists. Stop arms on the sides of school buses automatically drops open when it halts to pick up or let off students, indicating to other road users to wait until the child is safely out of the way. Drivers who stop at a distance of less than five metres from the bus will be fined Dh1,000 and 10 black points marked against their driving licence. Motorists in both directions must stop if it's a one-way street. If the street is two-way, the driver headed in the same direction of the bus must stop. The law also fines bus drivers Dh500 and six black points if they fail to display the stop arm when picking up or dropping off pu...
Salaries to increase in UAE, India in 2019: Study

Salaries to increase in UAE, India in 2019: Study

UAE NEWS
Nearly two-thirds of UAE residents expect a salary increase in this year following a year of wage stagnation in 2018. Nearly two-third of UAE residents expect a salary hike this year, according to a new survey released on Sunday. In the UAE, an inflation rate of 3.2 per cent combined with pay increases of 3.9 per cent means that real wages are expected to increase by 0.7 per cent. Last year, real wages were predicted to fall by 0.5 per cent, said Korn Ferry report. "The UAE continues to position itself as a highly attractive workplace destination in the region. Average real salary increases are projected to move back to a positive level after being in negative figures in 2018. At the same time, inflation has halved in the last 12 months and the cost of living is declining, resulting...
Emirates announces major change to baggage allowances

Emirates announces major change to baggage allowances

UAE NEWS
Changes will take place in next month. Dubai-based Emirates airline announced a change to their baggage allowance policy which will come into effect next month. According to an Emirates circular, several fare types will have their baggage allowance reduced by 5kg. Starting next month, the airline will implement a new free baggage allowance scheme for Economy flyers. Recently, the airline separated Economy fares into four ticket types: Special, Saver, Flex and Flex Plus. From February 4, Special and Saver ticket holders will have an available baggage allowance of 15kg and 25kg respectively. Originally, these tickets allowed for 20kg and 30kg of baggage. Flex and Flex Plus allowances will remain the same. Tickets issued before February 4 will still follow the old baggage allowan...
UAE Gratuity Calculation as per Labour Law 2019

UAE Gratuity Calculation as per Labour Law 2019

UAE NEWS
Gratuity Calculator UAE 2019 is now available on our blog, employees working in LLC companies or free zone companies can easily calculate UAE gratuity 2019 as per UAE Labour Law on our blog by following below given UAE Gratuity Formula. Gratuity Formula and Online Calculator Link If you are planning to leave job or looking to change company in 2019, we got you covered with simple guide on How to Calculate Gratuity as per UAE Labour Law in 2019. Gratuity Calculator Online for LLC companies:The official website to calculate your gratuity for LLC company is given below, please read our full article before using calculator. UAE Gratuity Calculator for LLC Companies Gratuity Calculator Online for Free Zone Companies:Gratuity Calculator for Free Zone companies online is also avai...
UAE announces 12 types of new Annual leaves for employees in Labour Law 2019

UAE announces 12 types of new Annual leaves for employees in Labour Law 2019

UAE NEWS
This is the right of employee to get Annual Leave in UAE as per Labour Law 2019, and this is everybody wish to get call for their annual leave and vacation at the end of their yearly service for the company. We encourage everyone to learn more about your rights regarding UAE Annual Leave in-order to respond to your company HR, PRO or Management decisions on your benefits provided by Government. Questions we are going to answer will be: Q: What are the New Rules for UAE Annual Leave 2019? Q: What is annual leave and who is entitled for it? Q: Do we entitled for air ticket as per UAE Labour Law? Q: What are the days of Annual leave Holidays in UAE? Q: Who decides when you go on annual leave, Company or Employee? Q: When will we be paid and what are we entitled for? Q: What if there...
Beware of this new WhatsApp viral video scam

Beware of this new WhatsApp viral video scam

UAE NEWS
The popular messaging service is targeted by several scams and viruses. Another WhatsApp scam message is doing the rounds just a few months after the UAE issued a warning against a virus that plagued its users. Although the 'WhatsApp Gold' virus update has been debunked, which started back in 2016, the scam message referenced it to make it more believable, according to Standard.co.uk. Some users have recently received a message that stated: "Today the radio was talking about Whatsapp Gold and it's true. There is a video that will be launched tomorrow in Whatsapp and is called Martinelli, do not open it. Goes into your phone and nothing you do will fix it. Spread the word if you know someone. If you receive a message to update Whatsapp Gold, do not open it! They just announced that ...