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Tag Archives: housemaids

Al-Durra Co to recruit domestic labors from four new countries

Bid to resolve shortages, recruitment costs KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: The Al-Durra Home Employment Company will soon begin recruiting domestic workers from four new countries including Burkina Faso, Vietnam, Nepal and Ethiopia in an effort to resolve the crisis of labor shortage and reduce the cost of recruitment, reports Al-Rai …

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Domestic workers should be referred for medical test on return to Kuwait from vacation

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The General Department for Residence Affairs at the Ministry of Interior has called on employers of domestic workers to refer their employees for medical examination after they return from vacation for fear they may be carriers of contagious diseases such as hepatitis, AIDS and TB, reports …

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Need to amend Law No. 68/2015 to protect household workers

The Domestic Labor Law failed to protect the rights of domestic workers despite the fact that this is the latest law issued to regulate household workers’ rights and obligations. The law has no stipulation on a lot of domestic workers’ rights. It does not stipulate penalties in case of criminal …

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MoSAL gives nod to Al Durra to open offices in co-ops

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: Acting Undersecretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor and Assistant Undersecretary for Social Welfare Sector Sheikha Al-Adwani said the ministry has no objection if Al- Durra Company for Domestic Workers opens offices in cooperative societies subject to coordination with the Union of Consumer Cooperative …

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Use of smartphone by domestic workers, a concern for sponsors

Difficult to monitor their activities: Prof Al-Shalal KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: Khalid Al-Shalal, Professor of Sociology at the Kuwait University says it is difficult to monitor the activities of domestic workers who use the smartphones or even determine the appropriate manner to find a solution to some issues, reports Al-Qabas …

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Greed of some office owners tied to high cost of recruiting ‘domestics’

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al- Sabah disclosed that the ministry has contacted Ministry of Foreign Affairs to determine the real cost of recruiting domestic workers. In response to parliamentary questions, the minister said the procedure was necessary to serve as …

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Modalities for issuing maid recruitment licenses out – Thorough study needed before implementation of quota system

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: Director General of Public Relations and Security Media at Ministry of Interior Brigadier Adel Al-Hashash announced the launch of issuance of new licenses for recruiting domestic workers, which will only be approved for offices and companies that satisfy stipulated conditions in that regard. In a press …

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Securitymen raid bogus domestic labor office – 17 men, thirteen women arrested

KUWAIT CITY, March 31: A team of officers from the General Residency Affairs Investigation Department at the Interior Ministry uncovered the illegal activities of a gang of five Ethiopians operating a bogus domestic labor office through which they provide shelter to absconding workers and then ‘sell’ them to other sponsors. …

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Dept withdraws licenses of 6 maid recruitment offices for 1 month

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: The Director of the Department of Domestic Labor Mohammad Al-Ajmi has issued a decision to withdraw the licenses of 6 offices which bring domestic workers for a month and barred these offices from concluding any contracts or visas and also issued another decision to withdraw the …

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Male, female domestic workers arrested in raids

KUWAIT CITY, March 23: Securitymen raided four apartments in different locations and arrested nine male and eight female domestic workers. According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the raid was carried out based on directives from Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Sector Major General Adeeb …

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