Tag Archives: domestic workers

Minister of Commerce and Industry cost set for domestics has resulted in ‘confusion’

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: The decision taken by Minister of Commerce and Industry Khalid Al-Roudhan to set a cost for recruitment of domestic labors has resulted in confusion in the market and increased number of complaints from citizens, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to sources, several citizens complained that every time …

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Kuwait company plans to bring Vietnamese domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: Al-Durra Domestic Workers Recruitment Company will soon open the door for citizens and expatriates to hire domestic workers from Vietnam, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources confirmed the concerned company officials reached an agreement with Vietnam to open new markets in order to reduce the cost …

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‘Reconsider a clause that bans offices from rehiring domestics’

Labor offices have no problem with ‘Al-Durra’: union KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Chairman of the Union of Domestic Labor Recruitment Offices in Kuwait Khalid Al-Dukhan has requested for reconsideration of a clause that bans domestic labor offices from rehiring domestic workers following the enactment of domestic labor law No. 68/2015, …

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MP praises ministers for action taken on maid recruiting offices

MoCI delegation to visit countries exporting domestic labor KUWAIT CITY, April 7: MP Faisal Al-Kandari praised the procedures taken by the ministries of Interior and Commerce in order to hold accountable the domestic labor offices proven to have violated the law. He also lauded the interior minister and other ministry …

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Most Kuwaiti housewives prefer Asian maids – Ex-MP lauds cost differences in recruiting domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Former MP Kamel Al-Awadhi has praised the decision taken by the Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan on the issue of recruitment of household workers in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, particularly its realistic views on the cost of recruitment, reports Al-Seyassah daily. …

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Domestic service hire to cost sum of KD 990 – ‘Rates fixed, not subject to change’

KUWAIT CITY, April 3, (KUNA): Anyone looking to hire the services of a domestic worker through one of the government-accredited offices interspersed throughout the country will now have to a pay a total sum of KD 990 ($3,267). As per a decision made by Kuwait’s Minister of Commerce and Industry …

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Solution to hiring domestics from abroad soon

‘No plan to sell Touristic Enterprises Company to private firm’ KUWAIT CITY, April 1: Director General of Residency Affairs General Department in the Interior Ministry Major General Talal Al-Marafe held a meeting with the chairperson of Kuwaiti Union of Domestic Labor Offices his deputy and members of the union’s board …

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‘Union reaches deal with ministry to co-op on recruitment of domestics’

Domestic Labor Offices Union’s board meets KUWAIT CITY, March 31: The Union of Domestic Labor Offices announced that an agreement has been reached with Ministry of Foreign Affairs to activate cooperation with other countries concerning recruitment of domestic workers, reports Al-Anba daily. According to Secretary General of the union Ali …

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MP wants action on recruitment of domestics before start of Ramadan

Questions forwarded to finance minster on plans to stop wastage of funds KUWAIT CITY, March 31: MP Faisal Al-Kandari has called on the concerned authorities to hold accountable the domestic labor offices proven to have manipulated fees for recruiting domestic workers, especially now that Ramadan is fast approaching. He also …

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Govt. to review cost of hiring domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: The committee set up by the government to review the cost of hiring domestic workers, and study the hindrances facing Al-Durra Company has submitted some recommendations to the Council of Ministers, reports Al- Rai daily. The recommendations include the need to allow granting licenses to domestic …

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