Thursday , April 26 2018

Legal Clinic

Online fraud

Some one used my K-NET card for online purchases three days go. He took almost KD 800. I want to know correct procedure to get my money back. I went to the bank. They told me to go to a police station. I went to a police station where the …

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Leave Salary – Every employee is entitled to 30 paid days leave regardless of service

Thanks a lot to the Legal Clinic team for guiding the expatriates working in Kuwait on their rights. I have been working in my company since 2003 and until now the company is calculating my annual leave salary as one month’s salary (total salary divided by 30 days). This applies …

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Transfer to new company before completing one year

I am a Mechanical Engineer, and have recently joined a trading company — on Jan 24, 2016 — as a Sales Manager (position as on Istimara – work permit). I was hired on the company’s visa from India. Because of some reason, I had to quit this company, last date …

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Wife pregnant want to get mother-in- law on visit visa

Thanks for answering readers questions on various legal aspects. My question: my wife is pregnant and in Kuwait. She has been recommended bed rest by the doctors. Can I bring my mother or motherin- law to look after my wife until the delivery. Both are over 50 years … is …

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Loan shark continues to withdraw money from bank account

First of all, I would like to thank you for your noble service regarding legal advice to the desperate people. I borrowed KD 2,000 from my friend for an emergency situation by agreeing to pay KD 2,000 extra for the borrowed money — KD 200 every month for a period …

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Govt Project visa transfer to Private or Public Sector

I, am an engineer, hired from abroad for a government project and have completed 2 years in the country. Due to the prevailing manpower cuts in the company, I have started searching for jobs in the private or public sectors. What are the possibilities of my visa getting transferred. Name …

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Cost of Family Visa

I am a Filipino and have been working in Kuwait for the last 5 years. Could you tell me how much it will cost me to provide my wife and two kids a family visa from the Philippines to Kuwait. I am confused about this matter. Please provide me details. …

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Family Visa

I want to know about family visas. I and my wife are working in Kuwait and both are having independent visas (Article 18). I get a KD 350 salary. Now my wife is pregnant and the child’s delivery will be here in Kuwait. I will sponsor my child on a …

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How to retrieve passport from unwilling sponsor

I would kindly like to request your legal help to retrieve my passport from my sponsor. I have been working with an American-owned private company for the last 10 years. Recently the management and the sponsor had some financial disputes and as a result, the sponsor kept all the employees’ …

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If company does not give the indemnity to an employee, what can the employee do?

I have an inquiry about indemnity amount as I have plans to resign after 12 years service. I have been working in the same company from November 2004. Now I want to join another firm and I will tender my resignation from my current firm, effective from November 2016. So …

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