“How can I find out whether a UAE travel restriction is still in effect?”

Dubai Travel Update | My firm revoked my work visa as part of a wave of layoffs before to the 2020 epidemic, thus I need to know how to verify if a UAE travel ban overstayed in the UAE. I departed the country in January 2021 after the visa was terminated in July 2020.

Customs offered me the choice of paying the penalty in full at the airport or paying half of the amount due with the proviso of a one-year travel restriction to the UAE. I choose to do this.

I now ponder if I can visit the UAE more than a year after I left there. My passport enables me to obtain a visa upon arrival. What should I do and how can I find out whether the travel restriction is still in effect?

Although RR has not specified the emirate where his visa was granted, the advice is essentially the same. The travel prohibition will have expired and should be taken out of the immigration system once a full year has passed.

UAE travel restriction is still in effect?

However, it is prudent to double-check this as there are occasionally instances when the lifting of a travel ban has been missed or the system has not updated as it should.

If RR still has his Emirates ID number and a resident permit for Dubai, he may verify the travel ban via the Dubai Police app.

The Estafser e-service should be used by anyone who has a visa issued in Abu Dhabi and has their ID number.

The General Directorate of Residents and Foreigner Affairs, which has a primary office in each emirate, including Dubai and Abu Dhabi, must be contacted if RR had a visa from one of the other five emirates or no longer has an ID number.

The websites provide a number of ways to get in touch with them in order to check someone’s visa status.

With the exception of management, everyone in my 30-person firm does the same job. The most of us have been with the firm for two or three years, and there really is no change in the hours we put in.

I just learned that we all receive various salaries. Men receive higher pay than women, and there are also differences based on our nationalities.

We’re all in agreement that this is unjust, but are there any actions we can take? Is it permissible to pay employees differently depending on their gender and place of origin?

All foreign nationals must be treated fairly and equitably, according to UAE legislation. Federal Decree-Legislation No. 33 of 2021, which went into force on February 2 of this year, covers it in the labour law.

The law’s Equality and Nondiscrimination Article 4 states: “Any discrimination on the basis of race, colour, sex, religion, national or social origin, or disability which would have the effect of nullifying or impairing equal opportunity, or prejudicing equal treatment in the employment, the maintenance of a job, and the enjoyment of its benefits, is prohibited.” Employers are not allowed to treat employees differently just because they do comparable responsibilities.

The next line of the paragraph reads, “A woman is granted a pay equivalent to the wages of a male if she undertakes the same work, or an alternative work of comparable value. The processes, conditions, and criteria required for appraising work of equal worth shall be provided by a decision of the Cabinet, upon the Minister’s suggestion.

Employees have the right to file a complaint against an employer with the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization since it is illegal if everyone is paid substantially differently for doing the same task.

There are often certain distinctions depending on seniority and duration of service, but neither sex nor nationality should be used as criteria.

It could be advantageous if numerous staff members file complaints with the government or if all staff members request that they be paid fairly and equitably by the business.

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