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PAM distributes devices that track locations of inspectors

Call for imposing fingerprint attendance system on KU students KUWAIT CITY, March 27: Central Inspection Department of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) recently started distributing to all of its inspectors a device that tracks the location of the inspectors and assists them in their work, reports Aljarida daily quoting informed …

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Govt will not be able to pass laws on standardizing prices for labor

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: A senior governmental official revealed to a number of MPs that the government will not be able to pass the draft law on standardizing prices for domestic labor, as it is facing difficulty in obtaining the approval of the Parliament for the bill to standardize the …

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Bill to toughen penalties for national manpower ‘cheats’

Draft law to replace Article 14 of Law No. 19/2000 KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Secretary-General of Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) Fawzi Al-Majdali disclosed that MGRP will present a draft law to toughen penalties for Kuwaiti citizens who receive national labor subsidy based on false claims of being employees …

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PAM has met all strategic ‘targets’ set by the Board

Al-Sabeeh not rectified mistakes: MP KUWAIT CITY, Feb 26: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh affirmed that the Public Authority for Manpower has managed to meet all the strategic targets stated by its Board of Directors including the unrecorded increase in revenues, …

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System aimed at protecting rights of workers: Al-Marri

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: Director of Public Relations Department at Public Authority for Manpower Abdullah Al-Marri announced the launch of a new mechanism to register absconding cases in specified phases within 60 days instead of the current period of 90 days. He explained that the maximum period for reporting an …

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‘Online automation protects rights of expatriate workers’

Hiring labourers will be based on actual need KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Acting Director General of Public Authority for Manpower Ahmad Al-Mousa affirmed the significance of online automation in protecting the rights of expatriate workers, and added the latter will not be exploited or compromised by the labor recruitment offices, …

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Kuwait aims at qualitative rationalization, not ‘round-up’ in manpower management

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Planning, Dr Khalid Mahdi has ended the controversy of demographics, stating that Kuwait does not seek to reduce expatriate labor, but is working seriously to achieve qualitative rationalization, in the sense that Kuwait will only employ labor that add …

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Steps to bring drivers, cooks, houseboys from India begin

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: Al-Durra Domestic Company has started procedures to bring in domestic workers from India. India was selected as the first destination of recruitment, because Indian domestic workers are familiar with Kuwaiti way of life and also considered less trouble-making. General Manager of the company Saleh Al-Wehaib said …

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PAM denies 18-year work permit limit

KUWAIT CITY, July 13: Acting Director General of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Ahmed Al-Musa has confirmed continuation of the issuance of work permits for expatriates working in the oil and private sectors who have spent more than 18 years in the country. A report published by electronic newspaper …

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‘3 types of work activities allow employers to apply for visas’

Acting PAM chief reveals new workforce recruitment process KUWAIT CITY, July 11: Acting Director General of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Ahmad Al-Mousa revealed about recruitment of workforce from overseas and issuance of work permits based on an amended mechanism determined by the ministerial Decision No. 647/2017 concerning issuance of …

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