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Deportation

I always try to imagine how would my life be if I did not have the privilege to find a job in my own country or if for any reason…

Domestic workers

The countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in the past 10 plus years have changed drastically and significantly for the good. We had skyscrapers shoot up, millions of jobs…

Sexual harassment towards women

It might seem absurd that in 2016 we still have to talk about legal equality between males and females. But to bring things in perspective, there is still a huge…

Where to go for change/complaints?

Our world is changing in so many ways, fastidiously and uncontrollably; yet legal systems around the world are still very difficult to comprehend by the average person. A theory that…

Eid Mubarak – Days off

A beautiful month of fasting, devotion, charity, prayers, kindness and forgiveness has passed and Muslims all over the world are looking forward to celebrating the Eid Al-Fitr holidays. The majority…

Contractors

The Kuwaiti government has been keen on developing the country and has therefore signed major projects in the past few years (some of which are near completion), like new museums,…

Starting your own business

As a young Kuwaiti myself (relatively young to be honest), it is only normal that I have been surrounded by other young Kuwaitis, especially since I have been brought up…

Ramadan

Ramadan Mubarak to everyone. Before I start with my topic, I just want to say that I am very grateful to my readers (and writers), for giving me the chance…

What happens if you’re fired by telephone?

I write often about employment issues because the point of my articles is not only to create awareness, but more importantly to assist as many people as possible. I am…

Lending and borrowing money

Today I will discuss the legal issues regarding lending or borrowing money, as I have never discussed these issues before and I seem to be getting more and more emails…

Visa and work permit regulations

In the past few months, there have been a lot of new regulations concerning visa and entry requirements for expats in Kuwait. There have been changes in a few issues…

Legal issues regarding resignation

Resigning can be such a hard decision to make, but when we are working for someone, we eventually have to leave. Some of us leave because we reached retirement age,…