Tag Archives: leave balance

Sick leave eligibility & Leave balance on termination

I am an HR and I have 2 doubts: 1. If an employee who has not taken sick leave all year is out of Kuwait and is hospitalized for 9 days for a sickness and has the hospital papers and reports to prove it, is she/he eligible to claim for …

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Leave balance status

First of all let me thank you for the free legal guidance that you are providing to the expat community. I would like to know what the current Kuwait Labor Law states on accumulating annual leave. As my family is here in Kuwait, I did not go on annual leave …

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Encashment of unused leave balance

I have unused leave balance and am entitled to leave encashment on my resignation from the company. What would be the salary that I will be getting for my unused leave on resignation? Would this be the basic only or last drawn salary including accommodation and travel allowances? Please provide …

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Forced to take leave

I work for a prominent company in Kuwait, which employs thousands of people. I have now resigned and currently I am serving my notice period. I started the year with 40 days annual leave accrued over the last 3 years and got another 30 days for this year. As of …

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Weekends and public holidays deductions

In the month of September 2016, I went to India after taking 3 days paid leave (Sept 6 to 8) which was approved by the manager. I resumed duty on Sept 15, 2016 due to the following reasons. Sept 9 (Friday holiday); Sept 10 (half day working in the company); …

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Accrued leave balance payment

I have a question about my accrued leave. I resigned from my company effective May 31, 2016 completing the 3 months notice period. My question is that I have 33 days accrued leave. According to the law, should I receive this on or before my last day or shall it …

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End of service benefits ( Indemnity & Leave Balance)

I joined my company on 01-1- 1995. I resigned on 20-3-2016 and my last working day was 11-5- 2016. You are kindly requested to calculate my end of service benefits (monthly salary KD 300). Leave with pay I got until June 2013. I asked for a release also but employer …

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Indemnity, Leave balance payment & Time period taken to transfer visa to another company

I have been working in a company for the last 8 years 9 months (joined Aug 9, 2007) as an engineer but my services were terminated on April 3, 2016. My salary on my work permit is KD 1,200 and I have 99 days annual leave balance. My questions are …

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Final settlement with leave balance

First of all, thanks for all the valuable advice — according to the Kuwait Labor Law — that you have been providing to the readers of the Arab Times. 1) I would like to know which of my allowances will be included in the calculation of my indemnity … the …

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