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Tag Archives: labor law

PAM refers 422 labor law violations to GDI since Jan 1

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has referred 422 labor law violations to the General Department of Investigations since Jan 1 until …

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‘Reading’ delay on Indemnity & Annual leave over employer concerns

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: Responding to queries of reporters about the proposal to amend the Private Sector Labor Law, MP Ahmed Al-Fadel explained the bill …

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Unions back bid to amend Private Sector Labor Law Articles 51 & 70

Sources cite importance of activating privatization program KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: A number of labor unions have expressed support for the parliamentary bill on amending …

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Labor law takes precedence over conflicting internal policies

Most employee and employer relationship disputes arise from unpaid wages. Some employers are using illegal practices to retain large amounts of money from their staff, …

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‘Labor Law inefficient in protecting rights of workers’

KUWAIT CITY, July 15: The Labor Law in the country is inefficient as a legal system that is supposed to regulate all matters related to …

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Kuwaiti courts accept non-Arabic docus that go through certain processes

Under the labor law it states that all contracts should be drafted in Arabic with such version taking precedent over any translated version. Further, all …

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Workers performing service without sponsor’s permission violates ‘law’

KUWAIT CITY, June 26: Legally, employees are not allowed to perform services for companies other than their sponsor. If your sponsor learns that you are …

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Private Sector Labor Law can be ‘amended’

KUWAIT CITY, May 15: Private Sector Labor Law No. 6/2010 has not been amended and it has no item banning the employer from terminating the …

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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 …

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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 …

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