New Regulations of UAE Affects Deployment of Filipino DH

The United Arab Emirates have issued a new unified contract law for domestic workers since the beginning of June 2014. The Ministry of Interior have contacted the embassies of the largest exporter of domestic workers namely Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka for the clarification on the confusion of the new rules.

In this new law, the rights of the domestic workers are protected under a binding contract between the employer and the housemaids. The Ministry will directly supervise the implementation of the newly modified contracts to make sure that both parties will perform their duties and responsibilities. The embassies of these countries need not to attest it because it will be under the duties 0f UAE authorities.

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