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Thursday , November 15 2018

Legal Clinic

Accrued leave balance payment

I have a question about my accrued leave. I resigned from my company effective May 31, 2016 completing the 3 months notice period. My question is that I have 33 days accrued leave. According to the law, should I receive this on or before my last day or shall it …

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Calculation of indemnity as per Article 67 of the Kuwait Labor Law

I have read your previous posts about the calculation of the end of service indemnity as per Article 51 of the Kuwait Labor Law. That is the 15 days per year for the first five years of service shall be paid out based on 26 working days per month, or …

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Annual leave salary should be paid before employee proceeds on leave – Article 71 of the Kuwait Labor Law

I am from India. I got a release and joined my current company on July 17, 2014. 1) I am eligible for 30 days paid leave but unfortunately I cannot take my annual leave this year due to some personal problems. Is it possible to ask my company to pay …

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Project visa transfer

I was hired from abroad on a Project Visa and I have been working in the same company since 5 years. I had lot of opportunities outside to join other companies but because of my visa status I was unable to transfer my residence. I am basically from IT background …

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How is inheritance (indemnity & bank accounts) dealt with under Kuwait Law, if a non-Muslim expatriate worker dies in Kuwait without a written will? Alternately, how to ensure that the assets of a non-Muslim expatriate worker are given to his family in case of his death in Kuwait? Name withheld …

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Transfer of Shepherds Visa

I would like to know whether expatriates on camel shepherd visas or some other shepherd visas can transfer to another sponsor after one year according to the new law. Name withheld Answer: Yes, you can transfer to another company or sponsor if you were locally hired and have been with …

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End of service benefits ( Indemnity & Leave Balance)

I joined my company on 01-1- 1995. I resigned on 20-3-2016 and my last working day was 11-5- 2016. You are kindly requested to calculate my end of service benefits (monthly salary KD 300). Leave with pay I got until June 2013. I asked for a release also but employer …

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Illegal construction has closed my apartments window and A/C

I am living in Hawally, on the ground floor of a certain building. Due to illegal construction my home windows and A/C have become totally closed now. I have a window A/C, which due to the illegal construction is not working properly. I kindly request you to please let me …

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Loan transfer

I have been working with an organization as an engineer for the past 2 years. I have a loan with one of the banks which I am due to pay installments for another few months. My questions are: 1. If at all I get a good opportunity in another company …

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Factory Visa Transfer

After working as a technician in a factory (on an Article 18 work permit) for the last 2 years and 1 months I resigned as I had received a good offer from another company. After working in the new company for 1 month, my current mandoub (company representative) is telling …

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