Tag Archives: labor law

Saturdays can no longer be counted towards paid annual holidays

With the recent amendments to Law No. 6 for the Year 2010 regarding Labor in the Private Sector, many human resource and finance departments are inquiring on how to properly adjust their internal systems to comply with the new law. The most significant change to the law is in regards …

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Amended Labor Law in private sector takes effect: Al-Khodairi

Tabtabaei submits bill on academic equivalency KUWAIT CITY, July 10: The amended Private Sector Labor Law took effect after its publication in the official gazette on July 9, says MP Hamoud Al-Khodairi who proposed the amendment which was approved by the National Assembly in the last legislative round. He explained …

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Government bolsters employee protections – Weekends, public holidays and sick leaves should not be considered as part of the annual leave

KUWAIT CITY, July 9: A decree was issued concerning the approval of the Council of Ministers to amend some provisions in Law No. 6/2010 concerning the private sector labor. This includes changing the last paragraphs in Article 51 and Article 70 of the law, reports Al-Anba daily. The last paragraph …

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MPs nod to labor law bills – 30 days paid annual leave in first year; Full indemnity to be paid ending service

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: The Parliament, in its regular session on Tuesday, approved the report of the Health, Social and Labor Affairs Committee on two bills amending some provisions of the Private Sector Labor Law Number 6/2010 in their first and second readings. A total of 40 MPs voted in …

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Kuwait Labor Law applicable as mentioned in Kuwait contract

Everyday I read your Legal Clinic … thanks for providing such great legal advice. I was hired in India by ABC company for their Indian division (in August 2013). Then the ABC company got a project from a government company here in Kuwait of 4 years duration. I was asked …

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Where can I find Old Labor Law?

I shall be thankful if you can help me locate the old Labor Law in the private sector i.e. before the Feb 21, 2010 new law implementation. Tried to search over the Net but failed to get a copy of the same. An early response will be highly appreciated. Name …

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