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Tag Archives: workers

KCCI in round table discussion with ILO on protecting workers

KUWAIT CITY, April 25: Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) held a roundtable discussion in collaboration with the International Labor Organization Regional Office in Beirut. The discussion revolved around suitable practices that will contribute to protect the workers in housing and construction sector. Representatives of construction and contracting companies …

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‘Workers deserve better’

Colleague Iqbal Al-Ahmad has made a smart move on the issue of the Philippine employment crisis in Kuwait and the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to ban Filipinos from traveling and working in Kuwait. This decision has harmed our reputation during a conference which was held to support and reconstruct …

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‘Marginal labour fuels population imbalance’ – Illegals: Rectify status or leave

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: The prospect of amending the population structure in Kuwait seems to have been put down the lid with little or no hope of reaching a solution, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily quoting a knowledgeable source added the solution presented by the higher committee in 2014 to …

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PAM to ensure workers receive their wages, other entitlements – Authority monitoring employers

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Deputy Director General of Public Authority for Manpower Abdullah Al-Mutawtah affirmed that the authority will follow up workers who protest in demand for their rights, and will ensure they receive their wages and other entitlements. However, Al-Mutawtah did not say anything to indicate the readiness of …

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The enviable bunch

I asked a friend, who has been dealing with tens of thousands of South East Asian workers over the years to choose the best nationality among these workers. Do not think that I will look racist or prejudiced in this article when I write about a group of residents, as long as …

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