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Sexual Harassment at Work

Sexual harassment is still an issue in a lot of countries and has been a focus of the United Nations for the past few decades. Sexual harassment is a very…

Understanding paid annual leave

Workers all around the world have different work cultures and capabilities. Some of us work better under stress, but some of us are more productive when things are planned. Some…

Working in Kuwait

I remember when I first started my career as a lawyer. I got a job in one of Kuwait’s finest law firms (technically and morally), and even though it was…

Fired, then rehired with lower salary/less benefits

Lower oil prices have had a considerable impact on Kuwait. Therefore it is no surprise that Kuwaiti oil companies are trying to reduce their spending budgets, cutting costs left and…

Marijuana and the law in Kuwait

In the past ten years or so, more and more countries are leaning towards legalizing or have legalized the personal use of the drug widely known as marijuana. Even more…

Notice period, termination indemnity and transfers

Today I will be answering questions regarding the major concerns that I am receiving. I have discussed notice periods, termination indemnity and transfers on multiple occasions before and in more…

Changes and what they mean legally

The world is changing expeditiously; I can feel it, I am sure you can feel and see it too. The rise of terrorist groups, the fall of oil prices, cold…

Passports and other employee rights

In Kuwait, we are blessed to have developed laws and a developed legal system as well as a constitution. The Kuwait Labor Law of 2006 is one of the best…

Work-related injuries

As I have previously mentioned in my articles, the majority of the questions I receive are regarding work-related concerns. It is also clear and evident to me that the law…

The law and franchises in Kuwait

Kuwaiti restaurants have created a name for themselves in the international food and beverage industry, leading us to believe that Kuwait has not only become a hub for GCC tourism,…

Hiring a lawyer

I know it is not very ideal for me to be writing this myself as I am a lawyer, but I have gained experience in the past few years learning…

Termination Q&As

Kuwaiti oil prices have dropped significantly in the past year, and it is no secret that Kuwait’s economy depends on oil. An issue that I have been receiving multiple emails…