One of my employee had applied for 14 days of annual leave but he arrived after 18 days of his leave and he never informed us of his late arrival. We tried contacting him before his arrival but all the numbers that he provided us with were unreachable. After his arrival I had asked him to hand over his passport and hunt for new job and he left for his home telling me that he will get his passport but then he never came for 1 month and we tried calling on his mobile but his mobile was switched off. After 1 month he came to me and told me to cancel his visa.
Can I terminate him with absconding as he was not responsible enough to inform us before hand and this has affected my business. Secondly, will he be liable for the gratuity and air ticket? If yes, how should i calculate his gratuity (base salary or full pay)?
He has completed his 1 year of service with us and on 13th month applied for 14days annual leave. His monthly salary is AED 4500 (Basic AED 2000)
22nd August 2012 From United Arab Emirates, Dubai