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MoSAL cancels ‘fingerprinting’ exemptions for all employees

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 21: Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour Undersecretary Saad Al-Khara’az issued an administrative circular canceling exemptions from the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS); so all employees in the ministry are now required to use the system irrespective of designation, period of service or supervisory position degree, reports …

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‘Fingerprint attendance compulsory’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Secretary-General of the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) and State Executive System Fawzi Al-Majdali issued an administrative circular to all employees on the need to register their attendance through the fingerprint system irrespective of their positions or period of service, reports Al-Anba daily. The cancellation …

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Al-Harbi refers number of employees for investigation

Fingerprint attendance from Oct 1, no exceptions KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: Following his return from Hajj pilgrimage, Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi visited a number of hospitals and health centers across the country. His tour resulted in referral of a number of administrators and other employees for investigations due …

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Kuwait Teachers Society against fingerprint system

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: Head of Kuwait Teachers Society Mute’e Al-Ajmi revealed that the society does not accept the decision of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to enforce fingerprint attendance system on the educational staff members at Ministry of Education, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, he explained that …

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‘No exemption from fingerprint attendance’

Al-Durra Company to open branches in 6 governorates KUWAIT CITY, July 10: Al-Durra Company, which was formed recently to hire domestic workers, is now preparing for the opening of its branches in the six governorates and the launching of its website for the recruitment of household workers from abroad, reports …

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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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