ANO NA LAAANG, ATTORNEY??? – Adultery
Mar04

ANO NA LAAANG, ATTORNEY??? – Adultery

ANO NA LAAANG, ATTORNEY??? Legal advice from The People’s Lawyer, Attorney Barney Almazar, Esq. “Na-in love po ako sa may asawa! Mato-trobol po ba ako sa batas? Ano na laaang???” If you are in the UAE and you have engaged in illicit sexual activities with a married person, then it is possible for you to get in trouble with the law. Under Article 356 of the UAE Penal Code, persons caught committing sexual acts outside...

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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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UAE Law: Can’t Be Clueless About Your Credit Card
Aug01

UAE Law: Can’t Be Clueless About Your Credit Card

Money: Can’t Be Clueless About Your Credit Card By Barney Almazar, ESQ.   Swipe dito, swipe doon! Feeling swanky with your fancy platinum credit card? Get over the dream, kabayan. There’s more to managing your credit than making room for it in your designer wallet. Let the People’s Lawyer, Barney Almazar guide you. Quick hint: credit ain’t cash! So you’ve done your binge shopping, hit the malls for that new iPhone or...

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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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