Abu-Dhabi Court Orders Compensation for Foreign Worker
The Abu Dhabi Court of First Instance has ordered a private transport and clearance company to pay Dh20,000 to one of its' foreign workers as compensation for arbitrary termination of his service, the Khaleej Times reported Wedensday.
The worker, had filed a lawsuit against the company claiming Dh40,000 in compensation for sacking him illegally, in addition to wages of three and a half months which the company had not paid him, continued the Daily.
The Times reported him as saying in his claim, that he worked with the company as a driver. When he complained to the management after completing three and a half months without pay, he was asked by the manager to leave the company and was later dismissed.
Moreover, added the Times the company asked the immigration authorities to deport him. The court ruled that the termination was irregular and ordered the company to pay Dh12,000 as compensation for arbitrary termination of service and Dh8,000 as the worker's unpaid wages - Albawaba.com
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