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Tag Archives: domestic workers

MoI intends to cancel 19 domestic labor offices licences

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: The Ministry of Interior is currently contemplating on the cancellation of 19 licenses issued to domestic labor offices whose owners were implicated in the alleged deception of Zimbabwean women who were promised jobs with better pay only to find out later that they were hired as …

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Kuwait touts law on domestic labor – ‘Up to par’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 3: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports at the Ministry of Interior Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah affirmed that Law No. 68/2015 concerning domestic workers and its internal statute aim to rectify existent drawbacks and general overview of the law, which has not been reviewed for …

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‘MoI’ issues new regulations concerning domestic workers – Basic pay shouldn’t be less than KD 60 monthly

KUWAIT CITY, July 13: The Deputy Premier, Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Defense Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has issued new regulations concerning domestic labor and related procedures. The first article states that domestic workers recruiting agencies must obtain guarantee of KD 40,000 valid for two years from …

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Some recruitment offices hike cost of acquiring ‘domestics’ to KD 1,500

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: With the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, and despite the parliamentary endorsement of domestic workers law and establishment of a company since last June to bring in domestic workers, some recruitment offices have increased the cost of acquiring a domestic worker to roughly KD …

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Domestic office owners criticise amended law – MoE plans to hire Kuwaitis as security guards

KUWAIT CITY, April 2, 2016: Owners of the domestic offices have criticized the amended law to establish a joint-stock company for recruiting domestic workers, saying the reformed law aims at generating benefits rather than reduce the misery of citizens, reports Al- Anba daily. They added the domestic offices earn only …

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Number of employees in Kuwait total 1,805,507 in 2015: report – Indians make up 25 pc of total workforce

KUWAIT CITY, March 2: The number of employees in Kuwait, excluding the domestic workers, totaled 1,805,507 in 2015, according to the statistical report released recently by the Central Statistics Bureau. The bureau prepared the report using data collected from six governmental agencies. These workers were then classified according to their …

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In broken dreams … rebirth – empowering abused women to a new life

People read, hear and watch stories on media of domestic workers of various nationalities who suffer maltreatment in the hands of their employers, running away from their employers daily to seek refuge somewhere else who more often end up on the doorsteps of their respective embassies. They seek shelter that …

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