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Tag Archives: sick leave

Expat gang of sick leave forgers in limelight

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: A gang of expatriates was discovered to be involved in the forgery of revenue stamps and sick leaves for which they charged money from their clients, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources from the health sector. They explained that the gang forged the stamps of some doctors …

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Sick leave mastermind jailed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: The Criminal Court chaired by Justice Muhammad Ghazi Al- Mutairi slapped five years imprisonment sentence with hard labor on the mastermind of the ‘medical leave forms’ forgery case, and refrained from punishing several male and female citizens implicated in the scandal. The case file indicated the …

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40,000 govt staff take 3 days sick leave following national holidays

CSC to launch investigation KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: A total of 40,000 employees from various ministries and state institutions took sick leave for three days following the official holidays declared for Kuwait’s National Days, reports Al-Nahar daily quoting a source from the Civil Service Commission (CSC). He explained that CSC …

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MoE – Sick leaves not to be approved endorsed by public clinics and hospitals

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: Education Ministry Undersecretary Dr Haitham Al-Athari issued a directive to all workers in public schools and educational districts regarding sick leaves endorsed by public clinics and hospitals, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the directive, the public schools and educational districts should not approve sick leave applications …

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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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35 Kuwaiti employees fined KD 500 each for forging sick leave

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: The Criminal Court refrained from imposing punishment on 32 Kuwaitis employed in a petroleum company for forging medical reports which they used to apply for sick leave and for receiving their salary fraudulently. The court ordered these employees to pay fine of KD 500 each and …

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Sick leaves forged for money: report

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16: Criminal Security Men in coordination with Legal Affairs Department of the Health Ministry arrested an official working in a hospital at Sabah Health Zone on the accusation of forging sick leave in exchange for money, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Concerned authorities in the Ministry of Health are …

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Govt staff face 7 years in prison for faking sick leave, presence

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The Criminal Investigation Department has taken an unprecedented step and assigned securitymen at some government services agencies to monitor employees, and report those who are found to be negligent and lazy in performing their duties, reports Al- Qabas daily. According to reliable sources 600 employees have …

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MoH staff’s sick leaves increase during last ten days of Ramadan

Ministry, its affiliates closely monitoring attendance KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The number of employees on sick leave and those asking permission for some days off in the Health Ministry and its affiliate institutions has been increasing since the start of the last 10 days of Ramadan, while the number of …

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Paid sick leave during probation period

I want to check if the employee can avail a paid sick leave during his probation period of 100 days or this should be considered as unpaid leave, based on Kuwait labour law. Name withheld Answer: Taking a sick leave does not lie in the hands of the employee as …

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