Legal Clinic

4 months passed Indemnity still not paid

I already got transferred and joined a new company. My previous company has not paid my 9 years’ indemnity. This is almost four months. To get the indemnity is there any time limit to approach Shoun or can I go there any time? I am trying to use my connections …

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Terminated – 3 mnts notice given, can I work at new company?

My services have been terminated by my company and have been issued a termination letter with 3 months notice. Now I’ve got a new job offer and they want me to join within a month; can I join the new employer immediately given this situation? Kindly advise. Name withheld Answer: …

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Changing Salary on “Iznamel” Work Permit

My company renewed my residence and rather than putting KD 613 as the current salary they put it as old salary which is KD 596. Can the work permit be changed? Can I apply for the driving license based on the fact and letter from the company stating salary is …

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Extension of visit visa

I applied for Visit Visa for my parents and I got it for one month. Can I extend the visa for another 1 month after their entry? My male colleague took visa for parents and extended it for another one month which was last month. Couple of days back my …

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Exit procedure for new born without stamping Kuwait residence

I am working in Kuwait on #18 Visa with a salary of KD 750 and my husband is working in India. I delivered my baby in Kuwait in October 2017 and got the birth certificate, passport and health insurance done. To sponsor the baby under my name (#22), I tried …

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Service duration for transferring residence to new company

I came to Kuwait about 2 months ago. I got my iqama (visa 18) one month ago. I am now on probation with the company. Meanwhile, I have got a good offer from some other organization. Please confirm the duration I have to spend before I can move to another …

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Is food allowance to be included in indemnity?

My salary is KD 550 and food allowance is KD 45. In my work permit KD 45 is not mentioned and company contract paper also nothing mentioned about food allowance. But in my salary account we are getting KD 45 every month. I want to know if the company terminates …

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Procedure and requirements to transfer Project visa

I was employed on a project visa and after 3 years or more it’s almost 4 years already this coming December. But I have filed my resignation effective on Aug 3, 2017 because I want to apply to another company. I have found a private sector company which is willing …

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Driving license for a Sales Representative

I need advise from you. My visa is renewed as Mandoop Mubiyath (sales representative) as I am into sales now. My salary is KD 350 in the iznamal. Can I get the driving license for this designation? Please advise. Name withheld Answer: No, you can not get a driving licence, …

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Right to Terminate employee service – Kuwait Labor Law

I have been working for a private education company in Kuwait for about 2 years. I am currently experiencing issues with the micro-management style of my employer and I am highly vocal about it. Recently, I was asked by the unit master to offer my resignation or I might be …

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