Males constituted the largest proportion of employment in the UAE, exceeding 4 million, while females reached about 500,000.
There were a number of women among the 18 workers. They were trying to enter the country illegally.
A team of officers from Al Madinah Comprehensive Police Station and Community Police Department of Ajman have implemented the “You Are First” initiative, launched with the purpose of increasing awareness among workers to take necessary precautions while working outdoors and under direct sunlight.
A migrant specialist in the Gulf since 2010 has welcomed and hailed the commitment and dedication of the UAE and Philippine governments in addressing concerns surrounding household service workers (HSWs), resulting in the implementation of a progressive bilateral labour agreement
A worker at a Tokyo 2020 Olympics construction site has collapsed and died, organisers said, reportedly of heatstroke as the Japanese capital swelters through a blistering heatwave.
Thirty-six female Filipino household service workers (HSWs) having served in the UAE anywhere from three to 35 years are going to be feted this weekend in Dubai through the first-ever “Gawad Kasambay 2019.”
The three months midday break requires employers to post a clear schedule informing workers of their daily working hours during the period, plus provide shelter for them during the resting periods.
Researchers have found that shift workers are at a significantly increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome, which increases a person's risk for heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes.
I salute the authorities for giving the construction workers a midday break which has been the norm in the UAE since the last few years (“Midday break for workers begins from June 15,” June 3, Gulf Today).