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‘Domestics offered excellent services’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: The Ministry of Interior participated in the celebration of International Migrants Day at the United Nations building in Mishref recently. Present at the event were acting Assistant Undersecretary for Reform Institutions and Sentences Enforcement Major General Majed Al-Majed, Director of the General Directorate of the Undersecretary …

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46 domestic labour offices have their licenses revoked – ‘Rectify status according to new law’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: Director of Domestic Workers Department in the Interior Ministry Mohammad Al-Ajmi has announced the cancellation of licenses issued to 42 domestic labor offices due to failure to rectify their status as per Article 50 of Domestic Workers Law Number 68/2015 and Item Seven of Article 17 …

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Saudi Arabia implements new visit visa fee, including maids

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has started implementing some procedures along its borders points regarding the entry of domestic workers who travel with Kuwaiti families and the vehicles going to Saudi Arabia. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media General Department at the …

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MoH freezes domestic health checks – ‘Center head cause of delay in work’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health has stopped medical examinations of domestic workers when renewing their residences until new health centers are inaugurated, said a senior MoH official on Tuesday. Freezing the medical examinations of domestic workers is a step towards finalizing a strategy for this dossier, …

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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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Domestic Labor Dept refers first cases to court after issuance of new law – Three licenses for labor recruitment withdrawn

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: Following the issuance of the new law regulating household labor (servant, driver, housemaid, nanny and cook), the first cases in this regard were referred to the court by the Domestic Labor Department and three licenses for labor recruitment were withdrawn from domestic labor offices, reports Al-Shahed …

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New Domestic Workers Law to remedy legislation ‘loopholes’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: Acting Director General for Residency Affairs Brigadier Abdullah Rashid Al-Hajiri has affirmed that Domestic Workers Law No. 68/2015 and the executive regulations issued as per ministerial decree No. 2194/2016 aim to remedy the legislation vacuum and loopholes, as well as to organize relations between the four …

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Nod to law on firm for domestic hires – Mechanism set to limit expats

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: The Parliament, in its regular session Tuesday, approved the proposal to amend law number 69/2015 on the establishment of a closed joint stock company for the recruitment of domestic workers in the first and second readings. Article One of the bill stipulates changing the first paragraph …

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Panel approves proposal to amend Domestic Labour Law No. 69/2015

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: The Parliamentary Finance and Economic Affairs Committee on Sunday approved the proposal to amend Domestic Labor Law number 69/2015. Committee Chairman MP Faisal Al- Shaye revealed the proposal is to amend the first paragraph of Article One of the law to read as follows: “A closed …

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5 visas per citizen yearly to bring in Article 20 workers

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1: In what is seen as a bold decision to help fight trafficking in domestic visas (Article 20) and the high cost of employing domestic workers, Director of the Residence Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major- General Talal Ma’arafi has issued a decision according to which …

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