Illegal trade in labour permits exposes workers to exploitation :: Gulf News
Dubai: A roaring trade in labour permits and tourist visas is continuing in Dubai, threatening public health and making workers vulnerable to exploitation, a labour official said.I hope someone in authority understands that much of this problem goes away if the worker pays his or her way here, is the possessor of the work permit, can change jobs if he or she wishes to, and cannot transfer the work permit to anyone else.
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"A lot of workers have no idea who their sponsor is. All they know is some Indian man took their passport at the airport."