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‘Al-Durra’ seeking to cut recruitment costs of Filipino domestics by 50 pct

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: Al-Durra Company for Recruitment of Domestic Labor has completed the necessary studies and procedures to launch operations. According to informed sources, the company is working on reducing the costs for recruitment of domestic workers from the Philippines by about 50 percent, as it currently costs about …

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FKTU represents all Kuwaiti, non-Kuwaiti workers: Al-Ajmi

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: Chairman of the Federation of Kuwait Trade Unions (FKTU) Engineer Salem Al-Ajmi affirmed the federation is considered a full representation of all trade unions. In other words, it represents all Kuwaiti and non-Kuwaiti workers within the Kuwaiti territories whether they are parts of the syndicates or …

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Sides sort hiring of domestics from India

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The return of Indian domestic workers to work in the country can be expected soon after all the impediments that had halted the incoming flow of these workers were ironed out. They revealed that several meetings were held between senior officials from Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

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Greed of some office owners tied to high cost of recruiting ‘domestics’

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al- Sabah disclosed that the ministry has contacted Ministry of Foreign Affairs to determine the real cost of recruiting domestic workers. In response to parliamentary questions, the minister said the procedure was necessary to serve as …

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Cost of domestic labor hiring to be KD 400 after launch of ‘firm’

Panel to begin deliberations on falsifications of citizenship KUWAIT CITY, May 8: Head of the Parliament’s Economic Committee Sa’ad Al-Khanfour announced that the cost for hiring domestic workers will be about KD 400 after the domestic labor recruitment company will officially launch operations on September 1, affirming that the building …

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New domestic labor law to help improve rights of ‘weaker party’

Seminar on ‘Domestic Workers in Kuwait’ held KUWAIT CITY, April 26: Participants of a seminar titled “Domestic Workers in Kuwait” unanimously agreed that the new domestic labor law will contribute in improving the rights of the “weaker party” in the Kuwaiti society. However, there are certain lapses and inadequacies in …

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MP queries on causes of delay in activating domestic workers law

Legal affairs panel to discuss set of bills Sunday KUWAIT CITY, April 8: At a time when the issue of hiring domestic workers is discussed at every level, MP Khalil Al- Saleh has submitted a joint parliamentary query to the Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Anas Al Saleh and …

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‘Sponsors abandoning workers to their fate face strict action’

KUWAIT CITY, April 4: Personnel from the so-called ‘Quartet Committee’ formed upon a decision issued by the Council of Ministers organized a security campaign against labor and residence law violators in Al-Hassawi, reports Al-Rai daily. During the campaign the committee — comprising personnel from the ministries of Interior, Social Affairs …

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‘Domestic labor market in Kuwait faces huge crisis’

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: Owners of recruitment companies and domestic labor bureaus have warned that the domestic labor market in Kuwait is bound to face a huge crisis, reports Al-Rai daily. They indicated that the cost of recruiting domestic workers from the Philippines has been increasing erratically due to some …

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Employers urged to check number of national workers

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) on Tuesday appealed to employers who have contracts with government bodies to inspect number of national workers registered at their companies. The move aims to make sure that the status of workers is compatible with Resolution No. 1028 of 2014 that …

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