Ex-Employee is Using Your Trade Secrets

What if an Ex-Employee is Using Your Trade Secrets?

Today’s employees are a fickle bunch. They come and they go. Sometimes they go taking a little bit more with them than when they came.

It is not uncommon for businesses to hire employees away from their competitors. Losing an employee hurts because you’ll have to do interviews, find another employee, and then train them all over again. But, losing an employee can hurt even more if that ex-employee is using your TRADE secrets to steal your clients or copy your products and technology.

So, what can you do if an ex-employee is using your TRADE secrets? Read more

Community law to boost quality of life in Dubai

Community law to boost quality of life in Dubai

Community Development Authority is responsible for organising and regulating the licensing process for providers of social services, social workers and organising voluntary work for individuals and groups.

Dubai – A new law governing the Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai will regulate the social service sector and ensure more empowerment of the youth and other vulnerable groups. Read more

What is a Labour Ban and how to avoid it?

What is a Labour Ban and how to avoid it?

A Labour Ban is a legal action towards an employee preventing him/her from accepting a new employment in the country for a specific period of time, usually six months.

The usual case for a Labour Ban is when an employee in an unlimited contract leaves his/her job before finishing one year of service with the employer, or an employee in a limited contract leaves the job before the expiry date of the contract.

There is also the case when the employment contract expires without any action of renewing.

How to avoid the Ban? Read more

Eating In Ramadan

What happens if you eat in public during Ramadan fasting hours in UAE?

Though one is free to fast or not – be they Muslims or not, none is entitled to break fasting in public during the holy month of Ramadan, as per the UAE laws and traditions.

Failing to show this slight consideration for fasting Muslims is punishable by law, and shall be penalized with a fine of not more than DH 2,000 or a jail term of maximum one month, according to Article 313 of the UAE Federal Punitive Law.
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