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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
 
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Filipinos headed for UAE taste bitter corruption

As a measure of protection, Filipino tourists heading for the UAE must receive special immigration clearance, but it has been backfiring as of late...

September 23, 2012 10:12
 
Nepal bans workers in Gulf

Nepal highlights ‘Gulf abuse’ problem

As daily reports of abused helpers and maids around the Gulf continue to pile on, Nepal has decided to impose a ban on their national women

August 12, 2012 1:45
 
Kuwait to regulate domestic workers

Kuwait to regulate domestic workers

The country is planning new rules to protect the rights of sponsors and to help prevent visa trading among domestic workers.

August 12, 2009 2:17
 
Mayday for Philippines modern heroes?

Mayday for Philippines modern heroes?

Overseas Filipino workers are losing their jobs because of the recent economic slowdown. Will they continue being their country’s “modern heroes”?

December 11, 2008 10:43