Tuesday , December 12 2017

Legal Clinic

Final Settlement

Thank you for your very praiseworthy help via the Legal Clinic. I am an Indian expatriate, working with a trading company. I joined this company on Sept 12, 2013. I want to know how much will be my final settlement and leave balance payment. I have already resigned and my …

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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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