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"Identity and Nationality" warning of fraud by expatriate recruitment offices in the UAE
Identity and Nationality

Counselor Ali Humaid bin Khatam, General Advocate and Head of the Nationality and Residency Prosecution in Dubai, warned during a symposium organized by neighborhood councils, in cooperation with the Community Development Authority, under the title “The Rights of Sponsors and Sponsored Persons from the Supportive Groups” against falling into the trap of misleading information by some companies recruiting and employing support workers, especially with regard to Relating to the period of warranty or insurance for the servant or the supporting worker.

Khatam clarified that there are some companies that convince the sponsor that the guarantee period is six months, but this contradicts the truth, as the warranty period is two years, and in the event that the maid or the supporting worker escapes, the employer has the right to recover the remainder of the contract value, provided that he is not responsible Or in violation of any of the terms of the contract, such as non-compliance with paying the salary, or assaulting in any way his servant or worker.

Khatam also indicated that each party in this equation must realize its right and responsibilities, explaining that there are three main parties to this relationship: the office, the employer and the worker.

It is worth noting that some offices shirk their responsibilities, so it is necessary for the employer to be aware of the law, especially in the event that the worker ran away during the guarantee period, as the sponsor must report within a period not exceeding 10 days in order to obtain compensation of 10,000 dirhams deducted from The fine that applies to any party that is proven to have hired him without its sponsorship, according to what was published by the Emirates Today newspaper.