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Tag Archives: wages

Labor law takes precedence over conflicting internal policies

Most employee and employer relationship disputes arise from unpaid wages. Some employers are using illegal practices to retain large amounts of money from their staff, such as, not paying employees for public holidays, not calculating salary and holiday time accurately and penalizing for tardiness beyond the labor law restrictions. Employers …

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KD 75 minimum wage per month for workers in the private oil sector

KUWAIT CITY, June 6 : Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Subaih issued ministerial decree number 14 specifying the minimum wage for workers in the private oil sector — KD 75 per month, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The decree applies to contracts and work …

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Raising the US minimum wage to $15 an American dream – California, New York poised to become highest-paid-wage states

New York, Seattle, California: in the battle over the US minimum wage, cities and states are taking their own initiative, making regional advances toward the goal of a $15 an hour floor. Some cities have voted through spectacular increases, making the dream of better pay a reality for hundreds of …

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CABINET MINISTER DENIES REPORTS OVER WAGE CUTS – Projects valued at $120bn ‘ongoing’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: Regardless of the current economic situation, primarily dwindling oil prices, major development projects valued in the vicinity of $120 billion are being carried out, said a Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) member. While meeting a visiting Omani commercial delegation, KCCI Member Tareq Al-Mutawaa said …

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