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Tag Archives: maids

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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Court rejects 10 maid offices petition

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: The Constitutional Court chaired by Justice Yousef Al-Mutawa rejected a petition filed by 10 domestic workers bureaus against the constitutionality of Articles 17 and 51 of Domestic Law No. 68/2015. The petition focused on the context of the two articles in question that oblige the domestic …

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Some lawmakers hit out at government concerning ‘high cost’ of hiring maids

Al-Durra Company rejecting applications: MP KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: Several lawmakers have admonished the government to be more proactive by playing the expected role in resolving the problem concerning high cost of hiring domestic workers, which is said to have reached the ceiling, reports Al-Qabas daily. The lawmakers urged the …

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PAM’s expat workers shelter solves problems of 223 maids in 3 months

‘MoE needs to conduct traffic studies for all its projects’ KUWAIT CITY, July 28: Expatriate Workers Shelter affiliated to the Public Authority for Manpower has achieved a great deal for workers in the country in terms of humanitarian welfare and solved the problems of 223 housemaids within three months, reports …

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Hiring maid of same nationality as of sponsor

My wife and myself are working here in Kuwait as nurses with a salary of more than KD 1,000 each. There is a kadama here working under a Kuwaiti sponsorship and will finish her contract by October. Her employer is amenable of giving her release papers once she finished her …

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‘Kuwait witnessing a black market of domestic workers’ – KD 80 to KD 100

Clients find prices irresistible KUWAIT CITY, May 1: Amid the ongoing issue of domestic workers in Kuwait, especially the recent escalation of crisis that led to a ban on the recruitment of workers from the Philippines, the country is now witness to a black market of domestic workers schemed by …

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Hiring Indian maids to begin next week – Female domestic workers ban lifted

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: Following the suspension of female Indian domestic workers for three years, Ministry of Interior has submitted a memo to Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the success of negotiations and meetings held between Domestic Labor Department and officials from the labor office of Indian Embassy in Kuwait, …

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Most Kuwaiti housewives prefer Asian maids – Ex-MP lauds cost differences in recruiting domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Former MP Kamel Al-Awadhi has praised the decision taken by the Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan on the issue of recruitment of household workers in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, particularly its realistic views on the cost of recruitment, reports Al-Seyassah daily. …

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‘Labour from outside to lower hiring fees’ -‘Durra’ taps new places

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 22, (KUNA): The Cabinet’s decision to assign Al-Durra Manpower Company to bring in workers from new countries such as Indonesia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Nepal, and others will lower recruitment fees and ensure the rights of employers and employees, the company’s General Manager Saleh Al-Wuhaib, said Thursday. The company …

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