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Expats with non-specialised skills won’t be given work in govt sector

CSC should implement unification of salary scale: MP KUWAIT CITY, July 9: Parliament’s Committee for Replacement and Employment Crisis MP Khalil Al-Saleh affirmed that the committee will extract information from the backyards of the concerned authorities in terms of the employment file, reports Al-Rai daily. He revealed about the establishment …

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2140 contracts of expats cancelled from public budget

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Head of Civil Service Commission (CSC) Ahmed Al-Jassar announced the completion of an annual study on Kuwaitization of jobs based on CSC decision No. 11/2017, reports Al-Rai daily. He revealed that the study resulted in the freezing of 2,140 contracts of expatriates, indicating that the jobs …

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1,431 expat staff terminated from public sector jobs in 2nd qtr of ’18

MoE has the highest number of civil employees KUWAIT CITY, July 3: A total of 1,431 expatriate employees were terminated from their jobs in the public sector during the second quarter of 2018. Therefore, the total number of expatriate employees whose services were terminated since the beginning of 2018 reached …

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‘Allow employers to keep passports’ – Push for safeguards on Manila MoU

MP FAULTS GOVERNMENT REPLACEMENT POLICY ON EXPATS KUWAIT CITY, July 2: MP Saleh Ashour has called on Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudan to protect the rights of citizens in regard to the terms and conditions stipulated in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the Philippines and Kuwait …

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‘Govt allocated funds for 90,500 jobs for expatriates in ministries’ – New T4 opens July 25

KUWAIT CITY, July 2: In contrast to the trend and the government announced plans to recruit Kuwaitis in ministries and various government agencies, an official document which is obtained by the daily showed the government allocated funds for 90,500 jobs for non-Kuwaitis in ministries and government institutions by increasing about …

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0.06 percent unfit expat workers entered the country

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: The local companies concerned with overseas medical examination of expatriate workers examined about 913,000 expatriates in nine of the labor exporting countries from 2015 to 2018, reports Aljarida daily quoting informed sources. They revealed that the percentage of unfit workers who entered the country during that …

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Kuwait holds last place among GCC in ‘terms’ of living costs for expats – 122nd in the world

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: According to a recent survey by Mercer, Kuwait occupied the last place among the GCC countries and 122nd place in the world in terms of living costs for expatriates, while Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh topped the chart among the Arab cities. With this statistics, Kuwait …

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Hunt for expats – ‘Drifters’ held

KUWAIT CITY, June 24: Police are looking for 200 expatriates of various nationalities who had been sentenced in absentia and are still at large, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, these persons were convicted by court about five years ago and police records show they have yet to leave the …

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Ban on under-30 diploma hires cancelled

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh said the administrative decision which banned the issuance of work permits to foreigners holding diplomas and who are less than 30 years has been cancelled, reports Al-Jarida daily. The minister said this resolution under …

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CSC lifts ban on appointing expats to 208 vacant professional slots

Kuwaitis represent 42 pc of total ‘Health’ employees, shows study KUWAIT CITY, May 24: A recent study concerning the distribution of employees at the Ministry of Health according to nationalities showed Kuwaitis, until the first quarter of this year, constituted 26,825 of the total 63,508 personnel, indicating Kuwaitis represented 42 …

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