Help and thank you for domestic workers

I have been getting a lot of emails lately from domestic workers in Kuwait and even from other countries in the region. But before...

Ramadan

Ramadan Mubarak everyone! The Muslim holy month of fasting is coming upon us this week. Ramadan is supposed to be a time of discipline,...

Finding a job in Kuwait

A common trend around the world currently with all that is going on is immigration. People are moving from one country to another, for...

Doing business in Kuwait as a non-national

We are lucky in Kuwait to have such a diverse and talented community, and we are blessed to be able to learn from different...

Intellectual property

Today is World Intellectual Property Day! The definition of intellectual property (IP) is nontangible property resulting from creativity - this could be anything from...

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...

Weekends, holidays and overtime

Kuwait "new" labor law was written in 2010 to demolish the violations that were regularly occurring from employers towards their employees or should I...

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...

Intellectual property protection

Last week I was honored to welcome delegates from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to the bar association in Kuwait for discussion on...

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...

Visa regulations for dependents

Even as practicing lawyers in Kuwait, we are well aware of the confusion that may arise because of the continuously changing visa regulations, even...

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...

E Paper

10th July