Union Insurance

Union Insurance Company Launches DomShield in the UAE

(Dubai, UAE - August 11, 2015)

Union Insurance Company, a leading provider of innovative customer-focused insurance products to individuals and organizations in the region, announced today that it has launched the first-of-its-kind insurance productfor domestic helpers in the UAE.

Protecting the interests of both the employer and employee, DomShield provides coverage when the privately sponsored workers are unable to perform their duties due toincidents such as hospitalization, disappearance, refusal to work, sustaining injury in personal accident as well as loss of life.

“As we understand the vital role domestic workers play in individual households, we have developed this innovative comprehensive product to provide complete peace of mind in the event of unexpected adversities,”says Abdul Muttaleb Al Jaedi, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Union Insurance Company.“DomShield was designed to protect the mutual interests of employer and worker so each of them can meet his obligations.”

The new insurance scheme offers lump sum coverage for accidental death, repatriation costs, total or partial permanent disability and return ticket among many other benefits.

DomeShield is available to all UAE residents who employ full-time domestic helpers of various nationalities.

About Union Insurance Company

Established in 1998 and listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, Union Insurance Company is regulated by the UAE Insurance Authority and has a paid up capital of AED 330.9 million.

For further information, please contact Riham Osama or Iman Mustafa at: +971 4 3787 777 or or


phone 800 UIC4U (84248)