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Tag Archives: domestic workers

Department to close down 17 domestic labor offices – Penalty for sheltering absconders more rigid

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14: Director of Domestic Labor Department at Ministry of Interior Mohammad Al-Ajmi announced the department’s intention to close down 17 domestic labor …

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27 domestic recruiting offices closed in ’16 after complaints – 70 pct firms do not stick to labor laws

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: The Domestic Workers Department shut down 27 domestic labor recruitment offices in 2016 after receiving several complaints against these offices, reports …

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Rights activists lament cases of abuse against domestic workers – Violence against maids affects negatively on Kuwait’s reputation

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: A number of human rights activists lamented that cases of violence against domestic workers negatively affect the international reputation of Kuwait. …

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Domestic workers ban will have no effect on Kuwait – MoI to endorse new regulations

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Security sources have played down the effects of the decision taken by the Philippines to ban sending domestic workers to Kuwait …

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Chaos as domestics go for medical test

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Subsequent to the recent decision requiring domestic workers to undergo medical test each time they renew their residency, the Expatriate Workers …

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Al-Ansari opens door for workers

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Deputy Director General of the Administrative and Financial Affairs Sector in the Firefighting General Department Major General Saleh Al-Ansari has announced …

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‘Sponsor not to pay for domestics ticket’ for a maid reported absconding

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: Ministry of Interior in a decision which is expected to come into force from January 2017 will exempt a sponsor from …

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Total workforce in Kuwait reaches 1.9 mn June 2016 – Asians top in number of foreign workers

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: The quarterly statistics issued by Kuwait Central Statistical Bureau showed that the total workforce, except the domestic laborers, reached 1,938,243 in …

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Domestic Workers Law will reduce cost of hiring: MP Lari – Leasing fees seen as source of revenue

GENERALLY, the Domestic Workers Law will give a civilized picture of how to deal with domestic workers globally. It will reduce the cost for hiring …

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KSHR launches ‘awareness booklets’ on Domestic Labor Law in 5 languages – Project to educate migrant labor on rights

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR) in cooperation with the Department of Domestic Labor in the Ministry of Interior launched booklets …

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