Tuesday , October 17 2017

Legal Clinic

Release & Transfer for locally hired before one year for university graduates

I would like to know whether it is possible to transfer the work permit of a locally employed engineer before completion of 1 year’s service if the company terminates the employment. Also I wish to know if the such a transfer is possible when a locally hired employee (engineering graduate) …

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Residence expired; Company is unable to the renew – Will it effect my family residence expiring in 2017?

I have an urgent inquiry as follows: My residency expired on Aug 17, 2016. My company is unable to the renew due to some company problem. I asked them to get me temporary residency but the company officials said the sponsor is not in Kuwait. He will be back after …

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Residence Transfer & Indemnity for Embassy staff

First of all thank you very much for your Legal Clinic which is beneficial to so many Arab Times readers. I have a question for you which is as follows. I joined a Spanish company on 1/3/2012 and my salary now is KD 375. On July 18 I received a …

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Indemnity calculation with allowances

I have been working in a private company for over 15 years and I resigned recently. I just want to know if my housing allowance will be included in the calculation of my indemnity. Will the calculation be as follows: Indemnity = (basic salary + housing allowance) x (2.88 + …

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Payment during Eid Holidays (Public Holidays)

Kindly be informed that when I came back from unpaid leave — which I took for almost 5 weeks (I am not entitled to a paid annual leave as I have not completed 9 months in my new company) — I found that my company people were not ready to …

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Visa issuance validity

I would firstly like to thank you for the clarifications that you have been providing to all the expatriates here in Kuwait and appreciate the efforts put in. I am aware that a new visa can be issued after 6 months once the person leaves the country. But does the …

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Charity needed

I am a Sri Lankan working in Kuwait as a saloon employee. I have my family (wife and baby girl) here with me. For the last one year I have been having health problems as I am a diabetic, plus suffering from hyper tension and have not been able to …

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Release rejected – Current company refusing to give release

My 3-year contract with my current company is expiring on Nov 14, 2016. I have secured another job and informed my company that I am not renewing the contract. But my current company is refusing to give me a release, so according to the new rules can I transfer my …

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Company forcing to transfer during notice period

I was terminated by my company on June 30, 2016, and after I signed my termination paper, the employee relations officer informed me that I had only 1 month to provide them a transfer request from another company and if I failed to submit any transfer request after 1 month …

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