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Govt staff face 7 years in prison for faking sick leave, presence

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The Criminal Investigation Department has taken an unprecedented step and assigned securitymen at some government services agencies to monitor employees, and report those who are found to be negligent and lazy in performing their duties, reports Al- Qabas daily. According to reliable sources 600 employees have …

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Staff exempted from ‘finger’ attendance

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: The State Ministry for Services has exempted ordinary employees and supervisors who have been in service for more than 25 years from the fingerprint attendance system, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources confirmed the decision applies to all employees – whether they are assigned in the …

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Work productivity down 30 pc after implementing ‘fingerprint’

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has discovered that work productivity in most government agencies has decreased by approximately 30 percent since the implementation of the fingerprint system compared to the former signature system directly with the concerned official, reports Al- Anba daily quoting informed sources. They …

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Ghost staff, absenteeism rampant in Gulf countries – 38 probed for fake attendance

KUWAIT CITY, March 2: Minister of Commerce and Industry Khalid Al-Rowdan has confirmed that 38 public sector employees were referred to the Public Prosecution for using fake fingerprints to register their attendance at work although they were absent, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily quoted the minister as saying that co-workers …

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Half of Kuwaitis working in govt pretend to be sick

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: About half of Kuwaitis working in government sector pretend to suffer from illnesses and visit the Medical Council annually to seek medical retirement privileges or reduced working period of three hours, reports Arab Times daily. The daily quoting a source said roughly 250,000 Kuwaiti male and …

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Oldest human fingerprint discovered in north Kuwait – UNESCO team visits site: Al-Duweesh

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19, (KUNA): A joint team of excavators discovered a 7,300 years old human fingerprint – the earliest in the Near East region, in Al-Sabiyya area, north Kuwait. The fingerprint was found on a piece of broken clay pot dating from the Stone Age (from 8,700 BC. to …

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Some govt employees draw pay despite ‘long’ absence – Sick leaves multiply during Eid, other holidays: report

MANAMA, Nov 10: A Kuwaiti public sector employee has regularly received his salary for more than 10 years even though he did not report to work until the authorities discovered his case, reports Gulf News. He was one of the more than 900 employees whose salaries were suspended by the …

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Service executors exempted from ‘fingerprint attendance’ – ‘Don’t delay certificates’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Ministry of Education has announced exemption of all service executors from the fingerprint attendance system, such that register will be used to record resumption and departure. Their direct supervisors will be monitoring them after reassigning them to schools and nurseries, reports Al-Anba daily. This information was …

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Use fingerprint system as only proof of attendance: CSC board – ‘About 2,000 MPW employees do not comply with system’

KUWAIT CITY, May 20: The Board of Directors of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has obliged all employees in government bodies and institutions to use the fingerprint system as the only proof of attendance (punch in and punch out) during official working hours, and ordered cancellation of other attendance recording …

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Silicone-made fake fingerprints seized from duo

KUWAIT CITY, April 6: Personnel from the Special Task Squad have arrested two persons — a Saudi and a bedoun — for possessing nine fake fingerprints made of silicone, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspects have been handed over to the General Department for Criminal Investigations. The suspects were seized while …

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