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Can I take sick leave without UAE health certificate?

Can I take sick leave without UAE health certificate?

Expats Law, UAE NEWS
As an employee, it is your responsibility to prove your sickness through valid medical reports and/or medical certificates. Q-I often feel sick due to lack of rest and get a headache which may not require consultation with the doctor. I feel fine after I take rest for a day. But if I want to avail of any sick leave, my employer demands a Dubai Health Authority (DHA) sick leave certificate even for a day's leave. If I fail to provide one, my employer would either deduct my salary or deduct the day from my annual leave. A-As an employee, it is your responsibility to prove your sickness through valid medical reports and/or medical certificates. An employee should report to his employer within two days of his sickness. This is in accordance with Article 82 of the Federal Law No. 8 of 1980...
Here’s when your company can deduct your salary in UAE

Here’s when your company can deduct your salary in UAE

Expats Law, UAE NEWS
I recruited a Nepalese as a cleaner on a contract of unlimited duration. I spent Dh4,500 in November 2017 to get him a two-wheeler driving licence. The employee now wants to resign from employment and join another company. Can I recover the driving licence money? It is assumed that you gave a loan to your employee for the purpose of obtaining a driving licence and such a loan is documented between you and your employee. If such is the case, you may recover this money back from your employee. This is in accordance with Article 135 of the Federal Law No. 8 of 1980 regulating Employment Relations in the UAE. It states, "An employer may deduct any amounts owed to him by an employee from the latter's severance pay." Know the law An employer may recover a documented loan back from the emplo...
Filipina Nurse Among Winners in First Ever ‘Angel Awards’

Filipina Nurse Among Winners in First Ever ‘Angel Awards’

UAE NEWS
The nursing profession is perhaps one of the most challenging and “selfless” jobs in the UAE (or anywhere else, for that matter). Hence, it is only fitting that an award has been instituted to recognise the selfless, hardworking nurses in the country. For the first time ever, the Joyallukkas Angel Awards held a search for the most outstanding nurses in the UAE. Out of 20,000 applications, 10 had been shortlisted as finalists, and two were declared as winners… Lucy Alex from India, and Carol Fauni from the Philippines! Image Credit: Equity Plus Advertising on Facebook Joyalukkas Angel Awards Recognises Outstanding Nurses The two nurses were announced as winners during a grand ceremony held at Taj Dubai last Friday, Khaleej Times reported. They received a cash pr
Princess Haya: Dubai ruler’s wife seeks marriage protection order

Princess Haya: Dubai ruler’s wife seeks marriage protection order

UAE NEWS
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Princess Haya fled the UAE earlier this year, and has been in hiding in London   The estranged wife of the ruler of Dubai - one of the most high-profile leaders in the Middle East - has asked for a forced marriage protection order in a UK court. Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum's wife, Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, is the third female member of his court to apparently try to run away. This month she was reported to be in hiding in London and is said to be in fear for her life. The case began in London on Tuesday. What happened in the High Court? Princess Haya asked for wardship of her children - with whom she left the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - as well as a forced marriage protection order and a non-molestation order.   The details of the orders
Princess Haya: Dubai ruler’s wife seeks marriage protection order

Princess Haya: Dubai ruler’s wife seeks marriage protection order

UAE NEWS
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Princess Haya fled the UAE earlier this year, and has been in hiding in London The estranged wife of the ruler of Dubai - one of the most high-profile leaders in the Middle East - has asked for a forced marriage protection order in a UK court. Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum's wife, Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, is the third female member of his court to apparently try to run away. This month she was reported to be in hiding in London and is said to be in fear for her life. The case began in London on Tuesday. What happened in the High Court? Princess Haya asked for wardship of her children - with whom she left the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - as well as a forced marriage protection order and a non-molestation order. The details of the orders ...
Prisoner assaults Dubai cop, rubs pepper in his eyes

Prisoner assaults Dubai cop, rubs pepper in his eyes

UAE NEWS
The officer was kicked all over his body and the inmates tried to force him inside the detention. An inmate has been charged at a Dubai court with physically assaulting an on-duty police officer and rubbing pepper in his eyes to stop him from returning him to his cell. The Dubai Court of First Instance heard that the incident happened on July 1 at Al Barsha detention centre when the 43-year-old Emirati man behaved aggressively towards the police officer, kicked him and pushed him while resisting being taken back inside his cell. He also rubbed pepper in his eyes. The public prosecution records did not say on what charge the defendant was detained there. An assault case has been dismissed against another detainee. During the prosecution investigation, the police officer...
How Indian govt executed the ‘top secret’ Kashmir task

How Indian govt executed the ‘top secret’ Kashmir task

UAE NEWS
Shah's objective was to maintain top secrecy till he introduces the Bill on the floor of Parliament itself. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's actual countdown for revoking Article 370 and bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir began during the third week of June, when he chose 1987 batch IAS officer of Chattisgarh cadre, B.V.R. Subramanyam as new Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir. Subrahmanyam, who had worked as Joint Secretary (PMO) with the Prime Minister earlier, was one of the key officials in Modi's Mission Kashmir. The entire task of Mission Kashmir was handed over to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who along with Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was reviewing legal implications with a core team, which included Law & Justice Secretary Alok Srivastav, Additional Secretary...
Emirati women lawyers occupy pride of place in legal profession

Emirati women lawyers occupy pride of place in legal profession

UAE NEWS
Emirati women have long been empowered and their practice of the law is yet another achievement shaping their career path. Among the many advocates who attend the Dubai Courts, about 20 per cent are Emirati women lawyers. They take up and win cases just as professionally and efficiently as their male peers. Emirati women have long been empowered and their practice of the law is yet another achievement shaping their career path. For Amal Al Subaei, an Emirati lawyer, female lawyers are more competitive and accomplished and more keen to follow the procedures precisely (than men). "We are very happy and content being Emirati lawyers under the wise leadership of our country. We enjoy widespread respect," Al Subaei said. However, there are some challenges and difficulties, accordin...
Ruler issues new housing rules for families, bachelors

Ruler issues new housing rules for families, bachelors

UAE NEWS
The Ruler directed authorities to take measures to ensure privacy of bachelors, families. New housing rules were announced in Sharjah on Thursday, on the directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah. The Ruler has directed authorities to take the following measure to maintain the privacy of bachelors and families in Sharjah's Kalba. The measures include: Ensuring that the bachelors and families are not moved from their current place of residence.Covering the windows and balconies of bachelor accommodations in such a way that it does not block out natural light and air - two way mirror films or two way mirrors. View this post on Instagram إبقاء سكن العزاب في كلباء.. ولكن بشروط . . بتوج
Video: Are you being blackmailed in UAE? Call the police

Video: Are you being blackmailed in UAE? Call the police

UAE NEWS
The Sharjah Police have urged all individuals facing extortion or blackmail, to immediately report such cases. View this post on Instagram تدعو القيادة العامة لشرطة الشارقة أفراد المجتمع بعدم التردد في الإبلاغ عن أي تهديد أو ابتزاز يتعرضون له، والتواصل معها عبر البريد الإلكتروني tech_crimes@shjpolice.gov.ae أو على الرقم 065943228 ‎#شرطة_الشارقة #shjpolice #احذر_مخاطر_الابتزاز_الإلكتروني A post shared by شرطة الشارقة (@shjpolice) on Jul 19, 2019 at 8:04am PDT On its official Instagram account, the department issued instruction on how to deal with blackmailers. It warned people against following the directions of the blackmailers, stressing that blackmailers intend to abuse victims. The police also warned the victims against paying any money to the bla