UAE recalls ambassador after women claim unfair working conditions

UAE recalls ambassador after women claim unfair working conditions
Khalid Lootah

The United Arab Emirates has recalled its ambassador to Ireland following a ruling from the Employment Appeals Tribunal.

Three women from the Philippines who worked for the ambassador were awarded €80,000 each last week after they told the tribunal they worked 15-hour days, seven days a week for less than €2 an hour.

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said it takes the matter seriously, and has recalled Khalid Lootah while it investigates the issue further.


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