Friday , November 24 2017

Legal Clinic

Work permit problem

I would like to ask for help for my problem. I am joining a new company and I have submitted my current working permit but the company which I am joining requires the old working permit which was issued 7 years back. I went to the company where I worked …

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Renewal of driving license from “Driver” designation to new designation

I have driving license issued in 2003 when my position was that of a driver. The license will expire in January 2017. My current position is merchandizer. Can I renew my license without any issue? Name withheld Answer: No, unfortunately, you will not be able to renew your license because …

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Maternity leave for pregnant woman

I am working in a private clinic as a Staff Nurse. Regarding maternity leave our new supervisor says… only for the first pregnancy and delivery is the 68 days maternity leave applicable. For the second pregnancy and delivery only 30 days of maternity leave can be given as per the …

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Civil ID misused by someone – I am in hot soup

My brother, working in Kuwait, was robbed by a Kuwaiti man in police dress during residency checking in Mangaf area in 2013. The man also took the Civil ID. We lodged a complaint with the police at that time and got a new Civil ID issued. To our dismay, we …

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Notice period and Indemnity settlement

I have a problem regarding the 3-month notice period. I was terminated Aug 3 after which my company give me an option: first 1 month no work with pay and after 1 week all my settlement including indemnity would be paid. I took this option because I believed that they …

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Rights of Nurse working in Private Clinic – Salary not paid on time

I would like to ask about the rights of nurses working in Kuwait’s private clinics. I’ve been working in Kuwait for almost 9 months now as a derma nurse in one of the private clinics in Maidan Hawally. I was hired in the Philippines by an agency in October 2015. …

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