Amended Labor Law in private sector takes effect

July 11, 20170 Comments

The amended Private Sector Labor Law took effect after its publication in the official gazette on July 9, says MP Hamoud Al-Khodairi who proposed the amendment which was approved by the National Assembly in the last legislative round.

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New Taxi and Bus fares (rates) in Kuwait

August 31, 20160 Comments

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al- Sabah has issued ministerial decisions amending taxi fares and those of other public transports, which include the fares of call and roving taxi cabs, rep orts Al-Seyassah daily.

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New Taxi Fares under study and Taxis must start using meters

August 27, 20160 Comments

The ministries of Interior and Trade Tuesday discussed a joint mechanism to regulate taxi fares and curb artificial fare increase, reports Al Rai daily.

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New Domestic Workers Law

August 23, 20160 Comments

Acting Director General for Residency Affairs Brigadier Abdullah Rashid Al-Hajiri has affirmed that Domestic Workers Law No. 68/2015 and the executive regulations issued as per ministerial decree No. 2194/2016 aim to remedy the legislation vacuum and loopholes, as well as to organize relations between the four concerned parties – Interior Ministry which is represented by the General Residency Affairs Department, employer (sponsor), domestic worker and domestic labor offices.

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Each family can sponsor only one

June 15, 20169 Comments

Major General Talal Ma’arafi, Director General of the Residence Affairs Department at the Ministry of Interior said the Assistant Undersecretary for Passports and Nationality Affairs, Major- General Mazen Al-Jarrah has given instructions that each Kuwaiti family can sponsor only one Bangladeshi house help provided the family meets the conditions, reports Al-Anba daily.

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Fine range between KD 5 and KD 200 depending on the nature of offence

May 28, 20165 Comments

Head of the Citations Department, and acting supervisor of cleanliness at the Kuwaiti Municipality, Hawally branch Nasser Al-Ghanim has said the Municipality will deal strictly with those who throw cigarette butts onto the street from moving vehicles, reports Al-Rai daily.

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Decision issued on transfer fees – 250 , 300 and 350 KD

May 20, 20165 Comments

Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Planning and Development Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh issued ministerial decision number A/57/2016 on the new fees for some transactions related to the transfer of work permits in the private and oil sectors, reports Al-Jaridah daily.

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Cancellation of residency in case of our stay out of Kuwait

May 5, 20163 Comments

The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) is looking into the possibility of allowing employers to file a complaint against an expatriate worker if he extends his annual leave and stays outside Kuwait for many months without a valid reason, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Continue Reading &raquo

From 2 KD to 50 KD – Charges increased on work permits and transfer of residence

April 20, 201615 Comments

Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Planning and Development Hind Al-Subaih yesterday signed a new decree sharply raising charges on work permits and transfer of residence.

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Transfer of work permit without employers approval after 3 years

April 4, 20169 Comments

As per ArabtimesManpower Public Authority has issued a decision to give an employee the right to apply for transfer of his work permit after three years of its issuance without the approval of his employer, reports Al-Anba daily.

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