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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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‘Salaries of Indian labourers transferred to bank accounts’ – Al-Sabeeh coordinates with embassy, MEW

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh revealed that the salaries of Indian laborers who are working for a company under contract with Ministry of Electricity and Water have been transferred to their bank accounts, reports Al-Rai daily. She said she had coordinated with the …

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Labor minister resolves problem of Indian workers not paid by firm

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh disclosed the plan of Kuwaiti government to establish a national leadership school, in collaboration with France, for enhancing training and governance activities. The minister said this recently at the residence of French …

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Recruitment firm for domestics up in August

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: The Domestic Workers Recruitment Company will go into operation in August 2017, says the Rapporteur of Response to the Amiri Address Committee, MP Osama Al- Shaheen. Speaking to reporters, after the committee meeting Monday Al- Shaheen said the meeting was chaired by head of the committee …

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Department to close down 17 domestic labor offices – Penalty for sheltering absconders more rigid

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14: Director of Domestic Labor Department at Ministry of Interior Mohammad Al-Ajmi announced the department’s intention to close down 17 domestic labor offices for violating regulations governing the operation of these offices. During a seminar organized by the State Ministry for National Assembly Affairs concerning domestic labor …

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27 domestic recruiting offices closed in ’16 after complaints – 70 pct firms do not stick to labor laws

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: The Domestic Workers Department shut down 27 domestic labor recruitment offices in 2016 after receiving several complaints against these offices, reports Al-Anba daily quoting a department official. The official disclosed that 41 cases have been referred to the relevant court with regard to some of the …

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Rights activists lament cases of abuse against domestic workers – Violence against maids affects negatively on Kuwait’s reputation

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: A number of human rights activists lamented that cases of violence against domestic workers negatively affect the international reputation of Kuwait. They praised the domestic labor law enforced in 2015, reports Arab Times daily. Human rights activist and former head of the Human Rights Center in …

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Domestic workers ban will have no effect on Kuwait – MoI to endorse new regulations

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Security sources have played down the effects of the decision taken by the Philippines to ban sending domestic workers to Kuwait in reaction to the execution of a Filipina domestic worker who was convicted of murdering her employer’s daughter, reports Arab Times daily. They stressed that …

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Chaos as domestics go for medical test

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Subsequent to the recent decision requiring domestic workers to undergo medical test each time they renew their residency, the Expatriate Workers Medical Service Center has been witness to a large number of visitors. Many of them voiced dissatisfaction on the unprecedented anarchy and congestion saying the …

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Al-Ansari opens door for workers

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Deputy Director General of the Administrative and Financial Affairs Sector in the Firefighting General Department Major General Saleh Al-Ansari has announced opening the door for accepting ministry workers who resigned or were terminated under certain circumstances, reports Al-Anba daily. The decision states that applicants should pass …

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