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Tag Archives: domestic workers

‘Limit excessive use of marginal labors’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: Professor of Administration and Finance at Kuwait University Dr Yousef Al-Mutairi revealed that the number of domestic workers in Kuwait including servants and drivers has reached 700,000, indicating that this number is expected to reach one million in the near future. Dr Al-Mutairi said this category …

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Steps to bring drivers, cooks, houseboys from India begin

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: Al-Durra Domestic Company has started procedures to bring in domestic workers from India. India was selected as the first destination of recruitment, because Indian domestic workers are familiar with Kuwaiti way of life and also considered less trouble-making. General Manager of the company Saleh Al-Wehaib said …

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Only ‘six’ agencies named to hire Indian housemaids

‘Guarantee cut to have direct impact on domestic labour market’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: The head of the Federation of Home Employment Offices, Fadhel Ashkanani, said the offices will begin recruiting Indian maids following a decision by the government of India to do away with the $2,500 bank guarantee that …

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MoI to amend some ‘clauses’ of Ministerial Decision No. 2302/’16 on Domestic Workers Law

Charitable activities final report submitted to concerned official KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al- Jarrah recently issued a decision to amend some provisions of Ministerial Decision No. 2302/2016 on regulations and procedures concerning the implementation of Domestic Workers Law. The decision stipulates that for issuance or …

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‘Need to provide housing for employees at Workers City’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Director of Development Projects at Kuwait Municipality Engineer Fayez Al-Mutairi has requested the Director of Tenders and Contracts to oblige companies having contracts with the Municipality to secure accommodation for their employees at the Workers City in South Jahra, reports Al-Qabas daily. Engineer Al-Mutairi said the …

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‘Need to coordinate efforts over hiring of domestics’

Ex-MP eyes setting up offices in PAMA, PIFSS KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13: Former MP Kamel Al-Awadhi has suggested the establishment of offices in the Public Authority for Minors Affairs (PAMA) and Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS) which will be under Al-Durra Company for the Recruitment of Domestic Workers. He …

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‘Trained domestics at low cost available very soon’ – Rates can’t be cut to KD 350: official

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: An official from Al-Durra Domestic Company stated the cost of bringing in a domestic worker to Kuwait cannot be reduced to KD 350 under any circumstances due to tight competition among neighboring countries recruiting domestic workers from their countries of origin. He pointed out that the …

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Reports ‘not accurate’ on hiring of domestics by firm – Lankan embassy clarifies

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 7: The Sri Lankan Embassy in Kuwait clarified that the reports circulating on social medial concerning the recruitment of Sri Lankan domestic workers by a company as well as the closure of some domestic labor offices in this field are not accurate, reports Al- Nahar daily. In …

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Women should be ‘confined’ to their homes to take care of kids – ‘Children who grow up with maids develop less affection for mothers’

KUWAIT CITY, July 30: The number of domestic workers in Kuwait as of December 2016 was 613,407, and Kuwaiti women who are dedicated to their household chores have reached 78,277 in number, according to statistics from the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI). Al Seyassah daily explored the views of …

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Number of domestic workers to hit 1m following launch of Al-Durra firm

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: An official has predicted that the number of male and female domestic workers will reach 1 million by the end of this year following the launch of the government-based Al-Durra Company for Recruitment of Domestic Labors in September because of the new low-cost permits, reports Al-Shahed …

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