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Resignation under Limited contract, Questions on Air Ticket, Visa Cancellation

Dates: 29-10-2013 to 30-10-2013

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Question 1:

I am employed under a limited period contract for 3 years and I have asked my employer not to renew the same…then who shall pay the costs of the return ticket? 

As per the ARTICLE (131) of UAE Labour LawOpens in a new tab. Expenses for repatriation of an employee to his place of origin or any other place agreed upon by both parties shall be borne by the employer. If the employee after the end of his contract takes up employment somewhere else, repatriation expenses upon termination of his service shall be paid by the last employer subject to the provisions in the preceding clauses, and if the employer has failed to repatriate the employee and has not paid the repatriation expenses, the competent authorities shall do this at the employer’s expense by way of attachment. If the cause for termination of contract is attributed to the employee, his repatriation will be arranged at his own expense if he has the mean to pay.

 If you have completed your limited period contract and if you don’t want to renew the same  then the employer must be obliged to pay your return tickets. And if the worker has joined some other work, then his new employer should be obliged to pay his said return tickets.

Question 2:

If I worked under limited or unlimited period contract and submitted my resignation, shall I have the right to ask for return tickets?

If you work under limited or unlimited period contract and submitted your resignation , then you should bear the costs of the return tickets.

Question 3:

I have completed my labour contract, whereas there is a stipulation in such labour contract showing that my employer should bear the costs of my family return tickets in addition to the baggage shipping costs, have I the right to bound him to the same?

If there is any stipulation showing in your labour contract  that your employer should bear the costs of your family return tickets in addition to the baggage shipping costs, then yes you have the right to claim your said cost from employer.

Question 4:

As for the return tickets, shall my employer have the right to return me to the capital of my home country or to the place he has already brought me from?

Yes your employer has the right to return you to the place from where he brought from.

Question 5:

My employer has cancelled my labor card, and I am now present at the labor camp, but he asked me to leave this accommodation, What is your opinion about this?

In this case only after paying all your work dues your employer shall have the right to ask you to leave the accommodation.

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