United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates – Migrant domestic workers trapped, exploited, abused says Human Rights Watch

Migrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are beaten, exploited, and trapped in forced labor situations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The UAE government, about to take up an influential new role in the International Labour Organization (ILO), has failed to adequately protect female domestic workers – many of … Continue reading

5 features of the United Arab Emirates and Qatar employment law

The UAE contains a number of free zones, which are subject to special rules in areas such as customs, taxation and foreign company ownership. Qatar has one free zone, which was set up primarily to attract foreign investment. In the UAE, employment relationships are generally governed by the UAE Federal Labour Law, while some free … Continue reading

Emirates / One in three companies now hiring

One in three companies across the Emirates is now in hiring mode, according to a top recruitment website, as the economy shows further signs of recovery. Some 35 per cent of UAE firms said they were “definitely hiring” staff over the next three months, research published yesterday from Bayt.com and YouGov showed. That compares with … Continue reading

Arab Youth / Lack of soft skills robs of jobs experts say

The gap between what young people are taught and what potential employers require is fuelling regional youth unemployment. About 20 per cent of the most educated in the UAE population have no jobs, and in some countries such as Saudi Arabia the figure is double that. “When we talk about the readiness of graduates for … Continue reading

1,000 jobs for Irish in Middle East, says an international consultancy

A MAJOR international consultancy has up to 1,000 jobs available for highly qualified Irish construction staff as it ramps up its operations in the Middle East, which is enjoying a boom in infrastructure spending. Hyder Consulting, which already employs nearly 4,000 people in the UK, Germany, the Middle East and Asia, is attempting to hire … Continue reading

Emirates | More Europeans Coming for Jobs

With euro zone unemployment at an all-time high, big influx of job-seekers in UAE and region expected As the euro zone unemployment rate hits all-time high, the number of candidates looking to come to the UAE and the region has gone up. This may be good news for employers who are looking for a bigger … Continue reading

HMH to hire 400 hoteliers – Emirates 24/7

Dubai-based Hospitality Management Holdings group, which has 33 hotels under management in the UAE and the Middle East, aims to hire 400 hoteliers this year as it looks to add 500 keys to its portfolio, said a senior official The group, which has four brands under its umbrella, will open three properties in UAE this … Continue reading

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