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‘Domestic workers below 21, above 60 not allowed’

Kuwait among pioneer nations to tackle human peddling: Al-Ajmi KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: Head of Domestic Sector at the General Residency Affairs Department Muhammad Al-Ajmi disclosed the total number of registered domestic workers in the country is currently 669,000, pointing to one domestic worker per two citizens. He disclosed this …

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MoCI to set standard cost for hiring domestics

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: Ministry of Commerce and Industry is intending to set a standard cost for hiring domestic workers from overseas, reports Aljarida daily quoting reliable sources. They said the committee in charge of studying the issue will submit a report in the coming few days to the Minister …

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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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