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‘Rise in labor law violations’ – ‘330 firms under probe’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Subaih revealed an increase in the number of verdicts that have been issued against companies violating the labor law, reports Al-Anba daily. She added the Manpower Public Authority has referred nearly 330 companies …

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Illegal marginal labour force a burden on society: Al-Hamoud

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Farwaniya Governor Sheikh Faisal Al-Hamoud affirmed that the most dangerous challenge that the country is facing is the illegal marginal labor force, which is a burden on the society that is striving to develop and progress through productivity of the people of Kuwait, reports Arab Times …

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Manpower data set

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: The Public Authority for Manpower is planning to establish a database of labor force in public and private sectors, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They revealed that the authority has already commenced executing its directives towards this objective through the formation of a special committee. …

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Municipality plans to establish 6 labor cities near industrial areas

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20, (Agencies): Kuwait Municipality has announced its intention to establish six labor cities near various industrial areas, reports Annahar daily. In a report, Kuwait Municipality indicated that a committee consisting of representatives from Kuwait Fire Service Directorate, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, Ministry …

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Labor sector demands new structure: Al Fadhl – 88 pct of workforce in govt sector

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: National Assembly Candidate Ahmad Nabil Al-Fadhl affi rmed that restructuring of labor market is a required watershed in activating the wheel of development and the potentials of youths — especially as the labor sector demands a new structure, reports Al- Qabas daily. Al-Fadhl declared that Kuwait …

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Total workforce in Kuwait reaches 1.9 mn June 2016 – Asians top in number of foreign workers

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: The quarterly statistics issued by Kuwait Central Statistical Bureau showed that the total workforce, except the domestic laborers, reached 1,938,243 in June 2016 which increased by 736,132 compared to June 2015. The report said the Kuwaiti workforce increased from 342,417 to 348,792 — 1.9 percent growth …

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Files without workers for 1 yr after opening to be closed automatically

KUWAIT CITY, August 14: Evaluation and Follow up Supervisor at Jahra Labor Department Mohammad Al-Enezi disclosed that the sector has accomplished over 7,000 transactions since early July. Al-Enezi noted the transactions included renewal and cancellation of work permits, opening of new files, transfer of workers, and transfer and cancellation of …

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‘Over 1,000 files of companies probed to reform labor market’ – Indians top list of expats in private sector: Al-Subaih

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Subaih disclosed that 1,023 files of employers have been referred to Public Prosecution since the beginning of the year — as part of measures to restructure the labor market, says Al-Anba daily. She explained the files contain gross violations …

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Nod to Labor Law amendments – Compensation, assets lien to wronged employee

KUWAIT CITY, June 7: The National Assembly unanimously approved the proposal to amend some articles of Private Sector Labor Law No. 6/2010 in its first and second deliberations on Tuesday. The amendment bill stipulates replacing Articles 57, 138, 140 and 142 with the following texts: Article 57 states that an …

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Kuwait removed from ILO’s list of ‘violators’ – Int’l community needs to protect rights of workers, urges Kuwait

GENEVA, June 1, (KUNA): Kuwait called on the international community to apply the human rights laws to provide better living conditions for all people, including development and social equality. “It is an international responsibility to end the suffering of citizens in Palestine and other occupied Arab lands, who are deprived …

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