Thursday , April 26 2018

Legal Clinic

Indemnity calculation is based on remuneration received

I was terminated and the company HR told me that the indemnity was to be based on my basic salary only. My basic salary was KD 1441 and I was entitled to get up to KD 500 as a house rent allowance but company paid KD 450 as I produced …

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Pakistani national visa for wife and kids

I’m a Pakistani nationality holder working in Kuwait from October 2003, my salary is KD 540 and job designation Civil Site supervisor for the last three years. Is it possible for me to apply for a visit visa for my wife and kids? Name withheld Answer: You are entitled to …

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Annual leave during resignation notice period

I’ve been working with my employer for 1 year now and I decided to resign. I want to know, if I can still take my paid annual leave within the 3 months notice period upon my resignation? My 3 months notice period will finish in May but I want to …

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Degree/visa problem

I am an accountant having a Bachelor of Commerce degree from an Indian university and my profession on the work is Accountant. Based on my profession I was granted a driving license on Feb 1, 2012. Now while transferring my visa to another project the mandoob (company representative) says MOSAL …

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Visa for Pakistanis if visa application rejected

My wife is pregnant and I want a one month visit visa for my mother- in-law. My salary is KD 500+. I went twice to the Immigration Department but on both occasions they rejected my application because I am a Pakistani. So what is the way to get a visa …

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Salary deduction

I went on unpaid vacation from Dec 20-29, 2016. I applied for this period only and returned to work on Jan 3, as Dec 30-31 was weekend. I returned to Kuwait on Jan 1 and Jan 1 was national holiday and Jan 2, 2017 sick leave. So in this scenario …

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Company says will pay indemnity as mention on work permit and not on what is transferred in bank

I am daily reader of the Legal Clinic. I really appreciate the help provided by you on all the legal issues. I am terminated and serving the 3 months’ notice period now. I am regularly being paid KD 1,000 as salary in bank (last 11 months) and my work permit …

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Driving License transfer from Gulf countries to Kuwait

Can you please advise on the legality of driving license transfer from Oman to Kuwait as I am working as secretary with KD 250 salary. I have a valid GCC driving license from Oman issued in 2015. Name withheld Answer: As per Traffic Law Articles and Provisions, Executive Regulation No. …

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Residence for New Born questions

Me and my wife have been working in Kuwait for 8 years and we are holding visa Article 18 (work permit). My wife’s salary is KD 500 and mine is KD 250. We recently had a baby in Kuwait but we are having problems getting a visa for our son? …

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Fixed-period contract

I am working in a private company and my contract is a closed end contract (I can’t leave the company during the contract period). In a closed contract, is there any time period to inform the company or I can inform the company that I don’t wish to continue only …

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