UAE: Indian worker to be repatriated after new employer fails to pay wages despite court order

Author: Saman Haziq, Khaleej Times, Published on: 1 July 2019

"Indian minister responds to a desperate expat tweet," 29 June 2019

[Rajesh Puthenveettil has been stranded] without electricity, food and basic necessities for around six months now... "The company that hired me sold the supermarket chain to another businessman... the salaries of many employees of all the three branches of the supermarket stopped coming, including me. The new owner simply said he could not afford to give us our pending salaries"...[Some employees] filed a complaint with the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation... his employer was asked to pay around Dh14,000... [but] has not yet cleared Rajesh's dues and is not responding despite the judgement... [Praveen Kumar, consulate worker said] " We arranged a meeting with Rajesh and documented his case... we are arranging his air ticket."

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