Thursday , October 18 2018

Private Sector Labor Law can be ‘amended’

KUWAIT CITY, May 15: Private Sector Labor Law No. 6/2010 has not been amended and it has no item banning the employer from terminating the services of Kuwaiti employees, reports Al-Anba daily quoting high level ministerial sources.

On the other hand, General Law Professor and constitutional expert Dr Mohammad Al-Filly explained that the law can be amended to add a text banning employers from terminating the services of Kuwaiti staff.

Meanwhile, the Domestic Labor Department has stopped receiving citizens’ complaints against recruiters and employment agencies because of the Cabinet’s decision to transfer the department from the Interior Ministry to the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor represented by the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM), reports Al- Anba daily quoting sources from the Citizenship and Passports Affairs Department in the Ministry of Interior.

Sources has quoted Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh as saying that it will take one year to implement the law on the transfer of the Domestic Labor Department. Sources added the concerted efforts of all concerned authorities are necessary in taking action in this regard.

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