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Apparently, maids in UAE are overpaid

Minimum wage ‘unfair’ for employers?

FNC member argues that minimum wage for domestic workers and maids is 'taking advantage' of employers.

May 20, 2013 4:24
 
Employees deserve better

Employees deserve better

In a part of the world where many employees exist in difficult situations, maids are perhaps the most exposed. Sam Potter argues we need to protect them better.

August 4, 2010 4:21
 

Saudis advised against hiring maids locally

A large number of recruitment offices are operating illegally in the Kingdom, giving shelter to runaway maids and then hiring them to Saudi employers.

May 17, 2010 11:15
 

Rights groups reject fatwa allowing Saudi women to work as maids

Academics say domestic work is ‘humiliating’ for KSA nationals.

March 21, 2010 2:39
 
No Arab maids

No Arab maids

According to authorities, Arab nationals are not allowed to take up domestic jobs in the UAE.

October 28, 2009 9:38
 
Maid for Ramadan

Maid for Ramadan

Increased demand for housekeepers in Saudi Arabia ahead of the holy month is encouraging maids to demand higher pay and better working conditions, reports Arab News.

August 19, 2009 9:50
 
Qualified foreigners putting on the garb of laborers to enter Saudi

Qualified foreigners putting on the garb of laborers to enter Saudi

Several skilled expatriates enter the Kingdom on laborer work visas, because it is difficult to get a work visa to match their qualifications

November 13, 2008 12:02
 
Cover me: I’m going in

Cover me: I’m going in

Sri Lanka plans new insurance plan for domestic workers in Saudi Arabia, which has the largest number of Sri Lankan housemaids in the region.

August 24, 2008 9:49
 
Time to do the housework

Time to do the housework

Rising complaints have persuaded Sri Lankan officials to curb the number of housemaids in the Middle East

August 11, 2008 10:18