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What are the two types of employment ban?

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Oct. 22, 16 | 12:44 pm

• A one-year ban will be imposed by the Immigration Department if the employee violates the employment contract, the Law, or the labor regulations.
• A six-month ban will be imposed on those who do not fall under one of the categories of professionals permitted to transfer their visas. Note: A six- month ban is typical and a person who wishes to be re-employed must wait until the period of six months has passed.

What are the professions exempted from the six-month ban and permitted to transfer their residence visas to a new sponsor?
(a) Engineers.
(b) Doctors, Pharmacists and Hospital Attendants.
(c) Agricultural Instructors.
(d) Teachers.
(e) Qualified Accountants and Auditors.
(f) Qualified Administration officials.
(g) Technicians in scientific electronics and laboratories.
(h) Drivers licensed to drive heavy transportvehicles and (buses). This is in case of transferring the sponsorship from a company or establishment to its counterpart or to any governmental body.
(i) Employees of private oil companies are entitled to transfer their sponsorship from one company or establishment to its counterpart or to any governmental body.

Provided always (where the transfer is from a private sector position to another private sector position) that:
• The employee maintains the same position (that is, in the same profession) with the new employer as he used to occupy with his previous employer;
• The employee has a valid resident permit stamped on his passport;
• The employee has completed at least one year of continuous employment with his previous employer; and
• The employee has obtained the consent of the sponsor to transfer his sponsorship to the new employer.

Source: www.uaelaborlaw.com

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