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Old Nov 18th 2010, 12:33 pm
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House maid's husband has just had a bad motorbike accident, bronken his back and won't walk for months. She has to return to Shri Lanka to look after him. Does anyone know of a good lady who could work for us??? Please shout out...

Any help would be welcome.
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*clearing throat*

Ahem.

*adopts best expatwoman tone*

Your maid's husband "broke" his back? How do you know she's not lying and only wants a few weeks off?

Is your maid legal? If she's illegal send her back ASAP with no gratuity. Not only that deduct her her last month's salary to cover the expense of having to deal with a part time agency.

Does your maid make the orange juice the night before? If so, tell her she can't come back and she must reimburse the visa costs.

Ok, serious tone now.

Just google maid agencies Dubai and get a part time cleaner till your maid can come back (if she does! don't bet on it).


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House maid's husband has just had a bad motorbike accident, bronken his back and won't walk for months. She has to return to Shri Lanka to look after him. Does anyone know of a good lady who could work for us??? Please shout out...

Any help would be welcome.
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Old Nov 18th 2010, 12:45 pm
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She is not very good and if she goes back it is to look after her husband so we will cancel her visa. I did not think it was true but our old maid called us and said it was all kosher. We have had a bit of bad luck in the past and recomendations seem to work the best.

Also we have had the whole of Sri Lanka on the phone to get her home, might be a good scam but she will be leaving a bit earlier than we would have wanted but we need a replacment so we can get her home asap.

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She is not very good and if she goes back it is to look after her husband so we will cancel her visa. I did not think it was true but our old maid called us and said it was all kosher. We have had a bit of bad luck in the past and recomendations seem to work the best.

Also we have had the whole of Sri Lanka on the phone to get her home, might be a good scam but she will be leaving a bit earlier than we would have wanted but we need a replacment so we can get her home asap.

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are you giving a visa? my maid quit her agency job recently and is looking for a full time permanent position. DM for me for more information. She is on a visit visa at present but has an immigration ban, can you get round that. She is lovely
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clean the house yourself, good training that
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clean the house yourself, good training that
Keeps you fit as well - no need for expensive gym memberships.
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Cheers BC will give you a shout if the one my better half seems to have sorted falls thru.

Expected a bit more stick from BE crowd but our main use of a maid is to mind the kids after school till my wife is back from work which is 3.30pm some days.

I'm getting enough excercise at the moment cheers.

Thanks.
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Presumably you are not loaning her any money. If so, don't expect to get it back. Good luck with your search for a replacement. It might help if you mention where you live.
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clean the house yourself, good training that
Do YOU clean your house?
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Do YOU clean your house?
thats what i have been doing all day
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thats what i have been doing all day
How exciting for you.
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How exciting for you.
not really, but thanks for the concern
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Cheers for the replys

Haven't loaned her any money and seem to have a new maid sorted by my wife.

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Haven't loaned her any money and seem to have a new maid otherwise known as my wife.

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