KUWAIT CITY, March 13: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has announced that the labor relations departments in different governorates have so far registered 23,500 absconding complaints, reports Al-Anba daily.
Director of Public Relations and Information Department and Official Spokesperson of the authority Aseel Al-Mazeedi disclosed that 50 cases have benefited from the grace period for withdrawing absconding complaints which began on Sunday.
Al-Mazeedi explained the authority is reviewing applications to withdraw absconding complaints filed after Jan 4, 2016 in accordance with the agreed procedures and regulations.
She said the conditions include the employer’s agreement to withdraw the complaint, transfer approval from the concerned department and proof that the complaint is malicious.
She affirmed this step is taken in coordination with the Ministry of Interior in a bid to correct the status of expatriate private sector workers who violated the Residency Law. She called on all those concerned to apply for withdrawal of their absconding cases until April 22, 2018.