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Thursday , November 15 2018

Legal Clinic

Salary Issue

My HR has sent me the following: From the below taken, paid leave, you had received 17 working days in August 2015 before you left, so, the remaining days to complete your monthly salary of August 2015 is only 9 days. Thus, you have received all your August 2015 salary …

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Project visa transfer

There is news that the government has stopped transfers of government project visas since January 2015. What is current stand of MOI (Ministry of Interior) on such visa transfers to another company? I am B.E graduate and have an engineering visa and have spent more than 3 years with the …

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Renewal of Residence

I have been in Kuwait for the past 6 years. I have a family status and my wife is with me in Kuwait … her visa expires in April 2016. Now my salary is KD 300. I heard that the basic salary for family status will become KD 400. My …

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Company file closed

I need some assistance as I have a valid residence but my sponsor, under whose residence I am, has a case of number 31 against his company. I have already found a new job while my new sponsor wants me to transfer to his company but I am not able …

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Indemnity Calculation

I am currently working in a reputed coffee-shop in Kuwait and have already resigned. I am now serving the notice period of 90 days. I worked in the company for (7) seven years and 4 months. My current gross salary is KD 300. I wanted to know how much would …

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Release for Govt Project Visa

Since 2006, I have been working in Kuwait for private sector firms. I worked 5 years in one company in Kuwait and in 2011 (September) I got a release from them . Now I completed four years with my second company. Again I want to get a release so that …

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Breast feeding

The Ministry of Health doesn’t give more than 28 days maternity leave for its female expat workers as breast feeding is not their right. The Ministry of Interior requires that a working woman can’t keep baby in Kuwait just because the father is not a resident so she is forced …

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Visit Visas For Pakistani Nationals

The other day we read in the newspaper that was no ban on any nationality as regards the issuance of visit visas. I am a Pakistani and recently went to the Farwaniya Immigration Department to submit an application for a visit visa but the immigration officer refused to accept my …

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Indemnity Calculation for above 5 years but less than 10 years of service inclusive of allowance

First of all, I would like to thank  you for your free legal advice to  many expatriates here in Kuwait.  My inquiry is as follows: I have  been working as a secretary in a  Kuwaiti company for the past 6  years (Joining Date: 23.01.2010).  My salary on the last work …

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Oil sector indemnity

I’ve been trying to find examples of calculation for oil sector but have been unable to do so. Please help me calculate my indemnity on the following information: – Oil Sector – 12 years service – KD 800 salary Name withheld Answer: While you do eventually fall under the Kuwait …

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