Calculating termination indemnity or end of service benefits in Kuwait

Starting a new job and letting go of an old workspace can be difficult, emotionally and mentally. You might be excited about your new...

Salary reductions

Attorney Fajer Ahmed My heart goes out to everyone right now that has to...

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...

How to start a business in Kuwait

Many of us come up with innovative ideas that could be, might be, the next best business idea. It is not easy to take...

Working hours in Kuwait

Attorney Fajer Ahmed Any period during which the worker is working, is at the employer's disposal and carrying...

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...

Absconding

Kuwait and the rest of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have received a lot of attention regarding employment issues, even though we have...

Annual leave

Many of you know that changes were made to the Kuwait labor law in July that were greatly for the benefit of the employee....

Visas and salary questions

As I explained in last week's column, I receive a lot of legal queries. The most common issues are inevitably labor related. There's a...

Understanding Kuwait’s Laws

The legal system in Kuwait is more progressed than people seem to think. Even though the constitution was written more than half a century...

Sick leaves

Attorney Fajer Ahmed Dealing with medical issues is tough as it is. I hope all my readers are...

Kuwait’s Labor Law: The Probation Period

Around 70 percent of Kuwait's population is not Kuwaiti and that is a number to be proud of. I repeatedly write about what a...

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26th September