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Tag Archives: domestic workers

‘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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‘Setting up of company to recruit domestic workers to begin soon’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 26: The establishment of a local company for recruitment of domestic workers will begin soon after it was approved in the last …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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