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Five Laws Every Filipina in the UAE Should Know
Nov19

Five Laws Every Filipina in the UAE Should Know

5 Laws Every Filipina in the UAE Should Know By Barney Alamazar, Esq.   UAE Labour Laws Equal pay for equal work – Article 32 A working woman shall be entitled to the same wage as that of a working man, if she does the same work. Night shift prohibition – Articles 27 & 28 Except those holding managerial, technical and medical positions and during emergency situations, women may not be made to work from 10 pm to 7 am....

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Making UAE Labor Laws Work for You
Jun21

Making UAE Labor Laws Work for You

  By Barney Almazar, Esq.   Whether you are working to live or living to work, it is important that you know your rights as an employee in the UAE. Employer-employee relationship in the emirates is primarily governed by Federal Law No. 8 of 1980 or commonly known as the UAE Labor Law.  Although Article 63 talks about minimum wage, the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs has yet to propose a minimum wage. Until this happens, the...

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6 Laws Every Filipina in the UAE Should Know
Apr24

6 Laws Every Filipina in the UAE Should Know

  By Barney Alamazar, Esq.   Here are some significant female-oriented laws in the UAE and the Philippines that Filipinas should be aware of.  These laws were created to help protect and advance the interests of women in relation to their work, family life and the community in general.   UAE Labour Laws Equal pay for equal work – Article 32 A working woman shall be entitled to the same wage as that of a working man, if she...

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Handling Hard Times: When Debt Becomes Unmanageable
Dec02

Handling Hard Times: When Debt Becomes Unmanageable

By Barney Almazar, Esq.     When you keep on borrowing money and debt becomes unmanageable, you will experience feelings of fear, stress, guilt, shame or anger. If you are in debt, you may receive phone calls and letters from the companies or people you owe money to.   What are the warning signs that you are headed for financial trouble? Are you regularly spending beyond your budget?                                 Are you...

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