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Legal View

Legal View: Approach Ministry of Labour for final settlement disputes
If a previous employer does not pay the entitlements within a reasonable time, the employee can approach the Ministry of Labour seeking their help.
Legal View: Steps to be taken before tendering resignation
Make sure that all the communication regarding the resignation are made in writing as far as may be practicable.
Legal View: No ban if employee switches job to free zone
If a worker bound by a limited period contract leaves his work before the expiry of his contract period he shall not be entitled to severance pay.
Always refer to fine-print of insurance policy documents
If the policy generally mentions that it will cover all kinds of medical expenses including emergency and or ICU expenses, then you should have a bonafide claim against the insurance company.
Landlords have the right to hike rents at time of renewal
There are no specific provisions or mandates as to an upper limit on the possible rental hikes in Sharjah.
Retirement age in private sector entities is 65 years
The upper limit of 65 years on the retirement age may be further increased in consideration of the individualís nature of work.
Forcing employee to sign document is against the law
Forcing a person to sign on a document against his will is a criminal offence described under Article 397 of the Federal Law No. 3 of 1987.
Legal View: Verbal promises on salary hold no value
Employment contract itselfs gives a presumption of the fact that the employee had read all the terms and conditions of employment offered in the contract.
Compensation has to be paid in lieu of notice period
Holding passport against will of employee is unlawful
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