What recourse to suggest to housemaid being abused/denied contractual privileges

Go Back   Expat Forum For People Moving Overseas And Living Abroad > Middle East & Africa > Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai

Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai Have you made Dubai your new home? Are you thinking about moving to Dubai? If you want meet like minded Expats living in Dubai then you have come to the right place. Join the Dubai Expat Forum and discuss food, meet friends, talk property in Dubai, finances, jobs and much much more.

What recourse to suggest to housemaid being abused/denied contractual privileges


Reply
 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 14th July 2019, 08:17 AM
New Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 1
Rep Power: 0
bparks64 is on a distinguished road

Default What recourse to suggest to housemaid being abused/denied contractual privileges

What is the best course of action a housemaid in Dubai can take if she is not being granted her contractual/legal freedoms like freedom to have a day off, get more sleep than 4 hours, etc? I'm a pastor in Dubai and I'm wondering how best to help.

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 14th July 2019, 10:01 AM
twowheelsgood's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: uae
Posts: 4,145
Rep Power: 47770
twowheelsgood has a reputation beyond reputetwowheelsgood has a reputation beyond reputetwowheelsgood has a reputation beyond reputetwowheelsgood has a reputation beyond reputetwowheelsgood has a reputation beyond reputetwowheelsgood has a reputation beyond reputetwowheelsgood has a reputation beyond reputetwowheelsgood has a reputation beyond reputetwowheelsgood has a reputation beyond reputetwowheelsgood has a reputation beyond reputetwowheelsgood has a reputation beyond repute
1053 likes received
115 likes given

Users Flag! Originally from uk. Users Flag! Expat in uae.
Default

There is only one answer - go to the Ministry of Labour and report the sponsor.

There's little point in trying to negotiate in good faith with the sponsor as if they are misbehaving to now, they won't be prepared to negotiate in good faith and will just try and avoid their obligations until they get a call from the MoL.

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Tags
housemaid, legal advice

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Expat Forum For People Moving Overseas And Living Abroad forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Location
Where you live
Expat From Country
Please select the country you originate from. This will appear as a flag when you make posts on the site.
Expat To Country
Please select the country you have either moved to or want to relocate to. This will be presented on the site when you make posts.

Log-in


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FORUM PARTNERS

ExpatForum.com is owned and operated by VerticalScope Inc.

Retiring Overseas Guides | Moving Overseas Guides | Cost of Living | Health Care Guides


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.