Tag Archives: domestic workers

Give first priority to Kuwaitis to hire domestic workers

Long wait for services provided by company KUWAIT CITY, July 19: MP Khalil Al-Saleh has asked Dura Company for Recruitment of Domestic Workers to give priority to citizens who want to hire domestic workers, reports Al-Anba daily. He wondered why the company opened the door for expatriates to recruit domestic …

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Rights groups sound alarm over domestic workers for sale advts

Such practices will affect Kuwait’s global reputation: Bouqreis KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Widespread advertisements in electronic applications explicitly saying “Domestic Workers for Sale” are among the individual practices rearing heads to distort and block Kuwait’s efforts in fighting human trafficking in the face of confident steps taken to preserve its …

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Ministry issues citations against domestic workers recruitment offices for not fulfilling some requests

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: Secretary of Kuwait Association for Domestic Workers Bureaus Ali Shamwah disclosed that Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued citations against offices that refused to fulfill the special request of some clients to bring in the relatives of their domestic workers, such as sisters or cousins, …

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PAM forms specialist team to deal with cases of domestics

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: Director of Public Relations Department in the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Aseel Al-Mazeed said the authority has formed a special team consisting of representatives from the Legal Affairs and Labor Relations departments to deal with cases of domestic workers, reports Al- Anba daily. In her …

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Women continue to suffer domestic violence

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: In the wake of the developed nations racing toward empowering women to participate fully in society by granting them legal rights to curb male domination in all aspects of their life, many women in our society continue to suffer the pain of domestic violence contrary to our …

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Foreign ministry asked to finalise deal with labor exporting countries

Al-Durra Company ready to bring domestics after Eid Al-Fitr KUWAIT CITY, May 20: Al-Durra Company for the Recruitment of domestic workers has asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to quickly finalize agreements with labor exporting countries, considering the crisis in the local labor market and lack of applicants in agencies, …

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Many citizens welcome MoI decision on revival of Indian housemaids recruitment

KUWAIT CITY, May 3: In light of the ongoing crisis related to domestic labor and decline of applications in domestic labor recruitment offices especially with the ban of recruitment of Filipina housemaids, many citizens welcome the decision of Domestic Labor Department of Ministry of Interior for the revival of recruitment …

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Hotline activated to receive complaints

Domestic Employment Dept still in charge of recruiting KUWAIT CITY, May 1: General Department of Public Relations and Security Media in the Ministry of Interior stated that Residency Affairs Department affiliated to the Criminal Security Sector has activated hotline 50819241 to receive enquiries and complaints from citizens at the end …

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Kuwait spends KD 1.02b on domestic workers annually

Indians top with 291,000, Philippines 163,000 domestics – 677,000 domestics recorded as of Nov 2017 KUWAIT CITY, April 26: Domestic service employment has become an essential part of the Kuwaiti economy with the number of employees in home employment reaching 677,000 by the end of November 2017, reports Al-Anba daily …

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‘Shelter can take in mistreated workers’ – One of best in Mideast

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: The Shelter for Expatriate Workers can achieve the purpose of its establishment in the form of accommodating workers who are mistreated by their employers, says Deputy Director General for Manpower Protection Affairs at Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Abdullah Al-Mutawtah, reports Al-Jarida daily. Al-Mutawtah declared the …

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