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Sunday , November 18 2018

Legal Clinic

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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Mother wants to bring son on dependent visa ( Father and Son in home country)

I am an Indian woman working in a hospital. My salary is KD 400. Almost eight months back my husband lost his job and his company cancelled his work permit and sent him back to India. He went back to our country along with our son who is 5 years …

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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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Conditions & Exempted Jobs for getting a driving license

I always appreciate the work of the Arab Times Legal Clinic. I have the following queries about the driving license. 1. What are the conditions for getting a driving license and which jobs are exempted from the salary condition. 2. Whether I can get a student’s driving license and what …

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Want to Transfer – Company files closed

I have been working as an engineer in a very big and reputed company in Kuwait since January 2004 (over 12 years 6 months) on a government visa. Our company has been passing through tremendous financial problem for the last few years. Due to this financial problem, I, mean almost …

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