News On Domesticworkers
Interior Raids Fictitious Domestic Labor Offices The Directorate-General of Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Interior Ministry said as part of the security efforts pursued by the Ministry of Interior sectors to maintain security... July 20, 2021 396 Category: Crime News
Activist Sounds Alarm Over Abuse Of Domestic Workers In Kuwait A Kuwaiti labour activist has warned of a potential new ban on sending Filipino domestic workers to the Gulf country due to a perceived rise in violations of their rights. Bassam Al Shamiri, head o... June 24, 2021 363 Category: Kuwait
Vaccinated Domestic Workers Infected After Traveling Abroad Will Not Be Allowed To Enter Kuwait Domestic workers, who took one dose of the vaccine against coronavirus and were infected after traveling abroad, will not be allowed to enter the country starting from Aug 1, reports Al-Qabas daily qu... June 21, 2021 879 Category: Travel
Domestic Workers Need To Complete Vaccination To Travel Outside Domestic workers residing in Kuwait will not be allowed to travel from August 1st unless they receive both the dose of corona vaccine, local daily Al-Qabas reported quoting sources. The report also... June 20, 2021 1004 Category: Kuwait
14 Days Institutional Quarantine For Non-vaccinated Returning Domestic Workers The Directorate General of Civil Aviation stated that domestic workers returning to Kuwait are subjected to health requirements and Kuwait International Airport implements the decision of the Council ... June 19, 2021 646 Category: Coronavirus
Kuwaitis Should Have Minimum Salary Of KD 1000 To Recruit Filipino Domestic Workers Kuwaiti citizens intending to recruit Filipino domestic workers would have to have a minimum salary of KD 1000 for a family of three members, Arabic daily Al Jarida reported recently adding that the n... June 10, 2021 11704 Category: Filipinos
Philippines Lifts Ban On Deployment Of Workers To Saudi Arabia The Philippines has lifted a ban on the deployment of workers to Saudi Arabia, which it imposed after receiving reports that workers were being asked to shoulder COVID-19 test and quarantine costs in ... May 29, 2021 206 Category: Saudi Arabia
New Conditions To Refund Fees For Kuwaitis, Domestic Workers The Belsalamah platform now includes new conditions for refunding fees to citizens and domestic workers who signed new contracts with domestic labor recruitment offices, reports Al-Qabas daily. The pl... May 29, 2021 4464 Category: Kuwait
Five Reasons Filipino Domestic Workers’ Recruitment Will Remain Low For An Entire Year Head of the Voluntary Committee to Study the Situation of the Domestic Workers Sector, Bassam Al-Shammari, revealed that Filipino domestic labor applications to Kuwait may remain at low levels for abo... May 26, 2021 2099 Category: Filipinos
KD2,500 Must Be Minimum Salary Of Filipinos’ Employer The Philippine embassy in Kuwait has set certain terms for endorsing labour contracts related to recruiting Filipino workers including that the foreign employer’s salary should not be less than ... May 26, 2021 3949 Category: Filipinos
Office Must Compensate Sponsor If Worker Failure The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) said a Kuwaiti citizen has the right to report any request from the owner of a domestic workers recruitment office to hike the price of recruitment to help impl... May 22, 2021 2180 Category: Kuwait
Domestic Workers Number Totals 2.133 Million At End Of 2019 The latest statistics issued by the Central Statistical Bureau on employment as at the end of 2020 (classified according to number, gender, nationality, wage, age and others) show that the number of e... May 18, 2021 316 Category: Kuwait
Mass Exodus Leads To Sharp Decline In Domestic Workers The recent statistics from the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) revealed a sharp decline in the number of domestic workers in the country – which is akin to ‘mass exodus’ – ... May 12, 2021 1855 Category: Kuwait
Mass Migration Leads To Loss Of 83,000 Expats In Last Two Months Mass migration of workers from Kuwait has led to 83,000 workers and domestic workers leaving Kuwait permanently or non renewal or due to expiration of visa in the last two months. According to the Pub... May 11, 2021 3084 Category: Expats
Domestic Workers Entry Visas Extended For 6 Months Chairman of Kuwait Union of Domestic Labor Offices (KUDLO) Khaled Al-Dakhnan, revealed that the Ministry of Interior approved the Union’s request to extend entry visas for domestic workers from ... May 11, 2021 899 Category: Kuwait
Office To Bear Repatriation Cost – Employers Must Be Refunded The Ministry of Commerce has affirmed that the domestic labor recruitment office is obligated to refund the amount it received from employers and the cost of returning a domestic worker to his country... May 11, 2021 3031 Category: Expats
Filipino Workers Arrival Delayed – Some Obstacles Remain Chairperson of Kuwait Domestic Labor Union (KUDLO) Khaled Al-Dakhnan said certain issues might delay the arrival of new Filipino domestic workers; such as the requirement for a new employee, who never... May 06, 2021 460 Category: Filipinos
The Public Authority For Manpower Intends To Approve The Ethiopian Employment Memorandum Arabic local newspaper Aljarida reported that The Director General of the Federation of Domestic Workers’ Recruitment Agencies held a meeting with the Deputy Director of the Public Authority for... April 25, 2021 315 Category: Kuwait
Belsalamah Puts Recruitment Of Domestic Workers From India On Hold Since all direct commercial flights coming from India were suspended starting from April 24 until further notice, announced that any packages booked on their website for Article... April 25, 2021 459 Category: Kuwait
Domestic Workers’ Offices To Be Prosecuted For Failing To Adhere To Domestic Workers Recruitment Fees On the heels of the recent government decision to allow the domestic workers to return, the Minister of Commerce, Dr. Abdullah Al-Salman noted the ministry’s role is to monitor the extent the do... April 23, 2021 281 Category: Kuwait