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Private Employers Cannot Sack Emiratis, Law Passed

The Ministry of Laboure has passed a regulation, virtually banning the termination of UAE nationals from private sector. The sacking of Emiratis will be unlawful if: – the worker has not violated the labour law. – expatriates are doing the same job that the sacked Emirati used to do. The company will have to notify […]

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Law to ban private sector companies from sacking Emiratis

It has now been confirmed that what was quoted by Dubai Police Chief was not a mis-interpretation, as suggested by some media articles, but something that has been considered to be implemented as a Law in Dubai. National Human Resource Development and Employment Authority (Tanmia) has submitted a draft proposal to the Ministry of Labour […]

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Cheating Expats in Dubai taking Rent-a-Car companies for Ride

As if expats dumping their cars and fleeing credit liabilities in Dubai was not enough, a recent report by Khaleej Times highlights how some cheating expats have taken rent-a-car companies for ride. Rental companies have shared their frustatio and despair over clients damaging cars, not paying violation fees, and sometimes not returning the vehicles at […]

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British Consultancy Firm Mace Group Moving Staff From Dubai To Saudi Arabia

Another news that speaks of incoming recession in Dubai. According to the report, a British consultancy and construction firm has relocated a number of staff from its Dubai office to work on projects in Saudi Arabia, due to the construction slowdown in the emirate. Mace, a global firm with offices across the GCC, is using […]

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Khaliji: Common Gulf Currency to launch in 2010

Khaliji: Common Gulf Currency to be launched in 2010. The Gulf common currency is just 12 months away. Economists at the Dubai International Financial Centre have tentatively named the new common currency the “Khaliji”. Although the baptism is not yet officially approved, DIFC economists are hopeful that the proposed name will find favour with the […]

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Property and Real Estate Companies Cutting Jobs in Dubai

Dubai has felt the heat of global recession and at least property and real estate sectors are already in downsizing mode. Nakheel, Dubai’s real estate master developer, made 500 people (or 15 per cent of its global workforce) redundant while scaling back projects. This is the second biggest confirmed job cut in the UAE so […]

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Tamweel and Amlak to merge into a Realty Bank

Amlak Finance PJSC and Tamweel PJSC, the two leading UAE real estate finance providers, will be merged into a new entity under the umbrella of the Real Estate Bank (a government owned entity). – The Real Estate Bank (REB) was founded in 1990 to support the building sector and provide appropriate housing for UAE citizens […]

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