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Tag Archives: domestic workers

MoSAL gives nod to Al Durra to open offices in co-ops

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: Acting Undersecretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor and Assistant Undersecretary for Social Welfare Sector Sheikha Al-Adwani said the ministry has no objection if Al- Durra Company for Domestic Workers opens offices in cooperative societies subject to coordination with the Union of Consumer Cooperative …

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Use of smartphone by domestic workers, a concern for sponsors

Difficult to monitor their activities: Prof Al-Shalal KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: Khalid Al-Shalal, Professor of Sociology at the Kuwait University says it is difficult to monitor the activities of domestic workers who use the smartphones or even determine the appropriate manner to find a solution to some issues, reports Al-Qabas …

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Crisis team urged on domestics labor issue

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 26: In a bid to address what he described as a deep-seated issue, MP Mohammed Al-Dallaal has submitted a proposal to form a crisis management team which will deal with the domestic labor issue. He explained that despite the parliamentary and governmental efforts to address the issue, …

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Kuwait to employ UN ‘migration’ agency expertise for labour body

53 schools in new residential areas: PAHW KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti government plans to sign several agreements for International Office for Migration programmes aimed at improving the role of the Public Authority for Manpower, Minister of Social Affairs and Labour Hind Al- Sabeeh said on Sunday. At …

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Some lawmakers hit out at government concerning ‘high cost’ of hiring maids

Al-Durra Company rejecting applications: MP KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: Several lawmakers have admonished the government to be more proactive by playing the expected role in resolving the problem concerning high cost of hiring domestic workers, which is said to have reached the ceiling, reports Al-Qabas daily. The lawmakers urged the …

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Labor minister to visit four Asian nations to ink maids hiring deals

Down payment to be made online: Al-Sabeeh KUWAIT CITY, Aug 1: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, the State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh revealed a plan to visit four Asian countries — India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Philippine — after Eid Al-Adha holiday to sign labor agreements for …

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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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