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Kuwait crackdowns nearly 27 fake labor agencies

Kuwait crackdowns nearly 27 fake labor agencies

In a step towards ensuring labor safety, Kuwait ran an operation to identify fake agencies in the country under which, the country clamped down several fake labor recruitment agencies. The Kuwaiti police cracked down 27…

Labour rights
Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

Kuwait new law to trim foreign workers

A new law to drastically reduce the number of foreign workers within a year: this is what the Kuwait parliament unanimously decided yesterday, Bloomberg reported. That of foreigners is a central issue in the small…

Migrant workers
Kuwait New Employment Bill Hits Indian Migrant Workers Remittance Pay

Kuwait New Employment Bill Hits Indian Migrant Workers Remittance Pay

Indians residing in Kuwait are suffering nightmares as a new bill has now put a stringent quota on migrant labour intakes.  Kuwait apparently had currently employed more than 20,000 Indians in various capacities. These include…

Embassies
Petition filed in Supreme Court to repatriate Indians in Kuwait after Indian Embassy to Kuwait turns down the amnesty scheme

Petition filed in Supreme Court to repatriate Indians in Kuwait after Indian Embassy to Kuwait turns down the amnesty scheme

Velinda Vazh Tamilar Nala Sangam – association of Tamils living abroad – has filed a petition with the Indian apex court to bring back the stranded Indians in Kuwait and other countries. The plea has…

Migrant workers
Expat quota bill in Kuwait set to impact migrant workers: Indian Embassy to Kuwait

Expat quota bill in Kuwait set to impact migrant workers: Indian Embassy to Kuwait

Many migrant workers and expats in Gulf area will bear the brunt of Coronavirus pandemic with approval of Expat quota bill in Kuwait. Kuwait’s National Assembly has approved draft of expat quota bill to control…

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