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Tag Archives: pregnancy

Does company have rights to terminate because of pregnancy?

I work for a private company which is a wellness centre. I finished my 1 year service with them & still going on. I am planning to have a baby. I handle machines with radio frequency (RF), but once I am pregnant, I cant treat clients with RF as it …

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Pregnant before marriage – giving birth in Kuwait

Good day! I just want to ask about giving birth here in Kuwait. My friend is five months pregnant and she is married here in Kuwait to an American citizen. They are both working here. They just got married last Jan 12, 2018, is there any problem if she gives …

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Pregnancy faked due to frequent threats by husband

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: A Kuwaiti citizen attacked his wife and broke her nose during a quarrel between them that erupted after she forged medical test which stated that she is pregnant. The husband had checked with the clinic and was shocked when he was informed it was not true. …

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Termination of services during pregnancy

I just want to ask for advice regarding my current situation in my company. I joined this construction company on Jan 9, 2017 and got pregnant during end of January. I informed the company of my situation and still they transferred my visa to their sponsorship last April 2017. Just …

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‘Take ‘Kuwaiti’ woman to Brisbane for delivery’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: Doctors have pleaded for a heavily pregnant refugee on Nauru island facing a complex and possibly life-threatening birth to be moved to an Australian hospital, reports Al-Rai daily quoting BuzzFeed website. The woman is a 37-year-old Kuwaiti and more than 35 weeks pregnant. Her baby is …

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Maternity leave for those who have not completed one year at work place

I am expatriate and I’m with my 2nd employer. I joined the company end of January 2016 and I got pregnant right after I completed my 7th month and I will be giving birth by April 2017. My question is, am I eligible for maternity leave of 70 days with …

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‘Specify duty hours for staff in the family way’ – Law affects schools, ministry sectors

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Ministry of Education Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athary has requested the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to indicate the date for implementing reduction in working hours of pregnant female employees in all levels of education – kindergarten, elementary, intermediate and secondary, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, …

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Breast feeding

The Ministry of Health doesn’t give more than 28 days maternity leave for its female expat workers as breast feeding is not their right. The Ministry of Interior requires that a working woman can’t keep baby in Kuwait just because the father is not a resident so she is forced …

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Maternity leave for Ministry staff and Private Companies

Thanks for all the replies and guidance provided to the readers through your Legal Clinic column. My wife is working as a nurse for the Ministry of Health (MOH) and I just want to know why the maternity holidays policy for ministry staff (30 days) and private companies staff (45) …

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Pregnancy & Termination

I am in the seventh month of my pregnancy and I have been missing office at least once a week because I am often sick, with a medical certificate to prove my inability to come to office. Now, the company says it cannot tolerate my being away from office and …

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